TECHNOLOGY: Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video differences

James Stoner
James Stoner
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Do you enjoy movies and the latest TV shows, but confused between the online streaming services?

There are many different subscription sites available to stream movies and TV shows, but Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video (previously LoveFilm) are perceived as the market leaders.

Let this guide help you untangle some of the mystery!


• £5.99 per month for the basic service (upgrades are available).

• Over 6,800 movie titles available.

• Almost 3,000 TV shows available.

• Can be streamed on any Android or Apple device, along with Smart TV’s, Blu-Ray players and games consoles.

• No contract – cancellation at any time.

Amazon Prime Instant Video:

• £5.99 per month, or included free for Amazon Prime members.

• Over 2,500 movie titles available.

• Over 1,100 TV shows available.

• Can be streamed on Apple and Amazon products along with some smart TVs and games consoles.

• No contract – cancellation at any time.

As you can see, there is little difference between the two suppliers, other than the amount of content available, and the device in which you are streaming through.

You can try each of the services for 30 days so make the most of the free trial and start viewing.

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