Full-blown video attack on every video platform in India with a line-up of an exhaustive catalog from its own original series, local and international media contents. Amazon India has launched the much-touted video streaming/ video-on-demand service “Amazon Prime Video” in India.
Amazon Prime Video comes with a price tag of Rs 999 for one year premium membership. As a promotional offer, Amazon is now offering the Prime Video premium membership for just Rs 499 for a full year. On the way, the video service is already free to use for Amazon Prime members. If you are new to Amazon Prime then you can sign-up for a 30-days trial which also entitles to other exclusive benefits on Amazon.in.
Amazon Prime Video offers access to the latest and exclusive Bollywood movies, Hollywood movies and Indian regional films. This includes movies from Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi and Bengali languages. Amazon has partnered with leading Indian media houses Dharma Productions, Vishesh Films, T-Series and others for exclusive video streaming rights.
You can also get access to latest US and Indian TV shows, kids’ shows and award winning Amazon originals. This includes the popular shoes like The Grand Tour, Mr. Robot, Into the Badlands, Supernatural and more. Amazon also working on to get excluisve online stereaming rights for the upcoming Indian Premiere League cricket tournament.
So how to get started? You can visit Amazon Prime Video website [primevideo.com] or download the Prime Video app on both Android [play.google.com] or iOS [itunes.apple.com]. One need to subscribe to the service, which cost Rs 999 a year but is currently available for Rs 499 under an introductory offer. Once signed up for the service you can freely watch/stream any movies and TV shows.
You can stream videos from anywhere including your phone, tablet, game console, SmartTV, or on the web. If you are on Prime Video mobile apps then you can download the videos and watch it offline which required no active internet connection. Amazon guarantees high-quality video streaming on mobile networks and WiFi networks with low data usage.
Amazon Prime Video features
- Stream and download popular movies and TV shows.
- Exclusive catalogue of Bollywood movies, Hollywood movies and Indian regional films.
- Access to Amazon exclusives TV shows.
- X-Ray that offers IMDB data about the film, TV show, actors, songs, and trivia related the videos during playback.
- Download movies and TV shows over Wi-Fi or cellular network to watch anywhere, anytime offline.
- Cost Rs 999 per year for premium membership.
- Includes FREE One-Day and Two-Day delivery on purchases at Amazon.in
- Fre shipping on all order made at Amazon India.
With a disruptive pricing, Amazon Prime videos will definitely impact the existing video streaming services like Hotstar and Netflix. The one player getting a major hit would be Netflix whos’ minimum subscription starts from Rs 500 a month.