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Amazon Prime Video vs Netflix vs Hotstar: Comparing Features and Prices of OTT Video Streaming Services

Plans and Prices:

Out of the three, Netflix is the most expensive OTT video streaming service in India, in spite of the $2.65 plan per month, and the plan only works on the mobile and tablets, and the $6.65 per month plan of Netflix includes streaming on television and also support casting. The $8.65 per month plan of Netflix lets the users to stream HD content in two screens and the $10.65 per month plan allows the users to access the content in four screens along with Ultra HD or 4K resolution.

Hotstar is offering the users two types of subscription plans including Hotstar Premium and Hotstar VIP, the users of Hotstar Premium can access all the Content without any kind of restrictions, and it is priced at $3.99 per month and $13.32 per year, which is cheaper than Netflix. Hotstar VIP is priced at $4.87 per year in India and it contains ads, and the users can access all of the sporting events along with the own content of Hotstar.

Amazon Prime Video is priced at $1.72 for a month and $13.32 per year along with 4K Ultra HD content without any extra cost, and the users also get several other benefits like free access to the Amazon Music Service and Faster delivery on Amazon and along with different plans from Airtel and Vodafone.

Availability:

Netflix can be accessed by the users on different platforms including Apple TV, Chromecast, Android, Windows Phone, iOS, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Smart TVs, Xbox 360, Xbox one, Web and Blue Ray.

Hotstar is available on Android, iOS, and the web, and the users can also watch it on Smart TV by using the Google Chromecast, Android TV, Fire TV, and Apple TV.

Amazon Prime Video can be enjoyed on Android, selected Smart TVs, iOS, Fire TV Stick, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, and the web.

Downloads:

Netflix downloads generally expires from the devices in less than a period of seven days, and the expiry time of the downloaded content is showed in the ‘My Downloads’ section of the Netflix app. The content can downloaded multiple times on Netflix. The offline viewing of the download must be completed within 48 hours of playing.

Hotstar allows its users to download the content only for one time, hence if the users download a video and does not watch it, then they cannot download it again.

Amazon Prime Video provide 30 day time period to start watching the downloaded videos, and the user has only 48 hours to complete watching the content before it gets deleted, and the content can be downloaded multiple times.

 NetflixHotstarAmazon Prime Video
Plan/Prices$2.65 (per month) $6.65 (Per Month) $8.65 (Per Month) $10.65 (Per Month)Premium: $3.99 (Per Month) $13.32 (Per Year)   VIP: $4.87 (Per Year)$1.72 (Per Month) $13.32 (Per Year)
AvailabilityApple TV, Chromecast, Android, Windows Phone, iOS, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Smart TVs, Xbox 360, Xbox one, Web and Blue Ray.Android, iOS, the web, Smart TVs by using the Google Chromecast, Android TV, Fire TV, and Apple TV.Android, selected Smart TVs, iOS, Fire TV Stick, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, and the web.
DownloadsMultiple Time Download, 7 Day Expiry.One Time Download, 7 Day Expiry.Multiple Time Download.