Apple TV+ is the latest video streaming service to make its way to the already-crowded online entertainment market. Apple unveiled its first-ever premium video streaming platform at the iPhone launch event in Cupertino this week. While there is no information on licensed content, there will quite a few original series releasing with Apple TV+ on November 1. In India, the service has been priced at just Rs 99 per month. You can also currently subscribe to players like Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar, and SonyLIV at similar prices. Let's compare all of them.
1. Apple TV Plus price in India
Apple TV+ or TV Plus subscription price in India is just Rs 99 per month. This is comparitively lower than its subscription cost of $4.99 (roughly Rs 350) in the US. Apple TV+ will launch in 100+ countries on November 1, including India. At launch, several original shows will be available for streaming online. These include See, The Morning Show, Dickinson, Ghostwriter, and more.
Netflix India offers a plethora of plan subscription options to choose from. The cheapest Netflix India plan is priced at Rs 199 per month and offers mobile-only access with 1 device limit and 480p streaming. Next, you have the Basic plan at Rs 499 per month, Standard plan at Rs 649 per month, and Premium for Rs 799 a month.
One of the most affordable and value-f0r-money video streaming services in India is Prime Video. Prime Video access in India comes bundled with an Amazon Prime subscription that is priced at Rs 129 per month or Rs 999 per year. This subscription also includes access to free next-day delivery, discounted same-day delivery, Prime Music, and exclusive discounts on Amazon shopping.
Hotstar is the most used video streaming platform in India. While the service offers an ad-supported free content library, users can access premium content like live sports and Hotstar Specials by subscribing to Hotstar VIP priced at Rs 365/year. Additionally, for access to HBO and Disney content, users can avail a Hotstar Premium subscription service priced at Rs 999 per year or Rs 299 per month.
5. Disney Plus subscription price in India
Disney+ is set to launch in the US on November 12 with a ton of Marvel, Disney, Pixar, and National Geographic original series and movies set for debut. The service is priced at $6.99 in the US, but is said to launch in India bundled with your Hotstar Premium. There is no official confirmation on this detail; there is also no official release date yet.
6. ALTBalaji subscription price in India
ALTBalaji is yet another popular streaming service in India. Its wide range of original series are popular amongst the youth of India. ALTBalaji subscription price in India is comparitively cheaper than the other players in the market. You can avail membership for just Rs 99 per month or Rs 299 per year.
SonyLIV is Sony Entertainment's video streaming platform for India, and usually offers its own TV content for online subscribers. You can avail premium subscription for 7 days at Rs 29, for 1 month at Rs 99, for 6 months at Rs 299, and for an entire year at just Rs 499. SonyLIV plans to add more original content soon.
ZEE5 is also another popular video streaming service in India. Courtesy a content partnership with ALTBalaji, ZEE5 will have access to a wide ranging library of movies and TV shows. All Access Pack for ZEE5 is available at Rs 99 per month, Rs 599 for 6 months, and Rs 999 for 1 year.