Streaming video services have become hot territory in South Africa lately with Netflix and Showmax leading the pack. But, now, there’s another option from one of the largest online companies, Amazon.com.
The online retail giant has announced that it’s Prime Video service is now available in South Africa (along with many other countries across the globe). While this might be great news for fans of the company’s smash hit, The Grand Tour, others of us might be wondering whether or not Prime Video is worth the additional cost.
Amazon Prime Video Vs. Showmax Vs. Netflix
Here’s how Amazon’s offering stacks up against Netflix and Showmax:
(introductory offer. normal cost is US$5.99 p/m)
|R99 p/m|| Basic plan – US$7.99
Standard plan – US$9.99
Premium plan -US$11.99
|Free Trial||7 Day||14 Day||One month|
|HD||Yes||Yes||Up to 720p|
|Number of titles||947||720||1463|