Amazon has launched a new Prime Video Mobile Edition annual plan for Rs 599. This is a single user plan which will get new movies, Amazon Originals, Live Cricket and more. Sign up for the new plan can be done through the Prime Video app or website.
Netflix, Hotster mobile plans already available
Before Amazon Prime Video, such plans Disney + Hotstar and Netflix have both launched OTT platforms. Launching this plan will help Amazon increase the number of users. However, Prime Video Mobile Edition was launched last year in collaboration with Bharti Airtel as a telco-partner product. However, it will now be available to all users.
Movies, webseries will be able to watch in 480p quality only
Prime Video Mobile Edition offers customers standard definition (SD) quality streaming. This 480p quality video suits small screens only. Amazon offers up to 4K resolution in other expensive plans. Like other plans, offline downloading facility will also be available in this plan. Apart from this, customers will also get features like IMDb powered X-ray.
Standard Prime membership costs Rs 1,499 annually
The standard membership of Amazon Prime Video costs Rs 1,499 annually. The plan offers multi-user access (profile), streaming across devices including smart TVs, and high resolution (HD/UHD) content. All other Prime benefits including free fast delivery on Amazon.in, ad-free music with Prime Music and Prime Reading are offered with the Rs 1,499 plan.
Good growth in last 6 years
Gaurav Gandhi, Vice President, Prime Video India, said, “In the last 6 years, we have seen significant growth in Prime Video in India. We are excited to launch Prime Video Mobile Edition to make high quality entertainment more accessible across the country. When we launched it last year through a telecom association, it got an overwhelming response from Indian users.