Netflix app is one of the most famous entertainment apps in the world. It provides many TV shows and movies in variosu qualities. There are different subscription costs of this app. There are many competitiors of this app, but when looked at the worldwide level, it is the clear winner.
But there are some disadvantages also of this app. One of these is that you will not get all the movies and TV shows on this app. So, is it worth it to buy a subscription of Netflix or you will regret after you buy it? In this article, you will know in-depth answer to this question.
What Is NETFLIX?
Netflix is one of the most famous OTT platforms in the world. This platform not only provides shows and movies but also produces NETFLIX original stuff to watch. There are different subscriptions of this app and you need to purchase any one subscription to avail these offers.
The price of the subscriptions differ depending upon the quality and number of devices on which you can use this platform. It is available in both app and website format and you can use it on your mobile as well as your laptop.
What All You Get With Netflix?
After the pandemic, the world has changed a lot. All the movies are getting released online and people are also watching these on their comfortable sofa. But are movies the starting and ending point of entertainment? Absolutely not. Many other things like stand up which used to be available on platforms like youtube only is available on these OTT platforms.
NETFLIX is also not leaving behind these entertainment special doses. Here is the list of all the entertainment stuff that you will get from Netflix:
- award-winning series
- stand-up specials
Here are some of the features of NETFLIX:
• They add TV programmes and films all the time. Browse new titles or search for your favourites, and stream videos on your device.
• The more you watch, the better Netflix gets at recommending TV shows and movies you’ll love.
• Create up to five profiles for an account. Profiles give different members of your household their own personalized Netflix.
• Enjoy a safe watching experience just for children with family-friendly entertainment.
• Preview quick videos of our series and films and get notifications for new episodes and releases.
• Save your data. Download titles to your mobile device and watch offline, wherever you are.
Subscriptions Of Netflix
There are four types of subscriptions that you can get on NETFLIX. These are:
- Mobile subscription– This is specially built for the mobile and it is the cheapest subscription for Netflix. You can get it for only Rs 199 and it can be used on mobile and even tablet. The video quality provided here is good and you can watch it only on one screen at a time.
You get a maximum of 480p resolution video quality here which you can decrease to even 360p. You can stream unlimited movies and shows. Its monthly price is Rs 199 only.
- Basic subscription– All the features of this subscription is the same as the mobile subscription, the only difference here is that you can use this to stream your favourite shows on desktop and computer along with mobile also. It costs Rs 499 for a month and the video quality provided here is 480p.
- Standard subscription– In this, you can watch shows on two screens at the same time. The price of standard subscription is Rs 649 and it provides 1080p video quality. All the rest features are same as the mobile subscription.
- Premium subscription– This is the highest subscription that you can avail. In this, you can watch your favourite shows on NETFLIX at the same time on up to four devices. The quality of videos is also very good, and you get to stream videos in 4k+HDR. It will cost you Rs 799 per month.
Here are the features of Netflix subscription. The features has been kept user friendly and all of these plans can be cancelled anytime:
- No commitments, cancel anytime.
- Get Everything here for one low price.
- No ads and no extra fees. Ever.
NETFLIX Vs Other Platforms: A Comparison
|NETFLIX||Amazon Prime Video||Hotstar Premium|
|Can be Watched on||mobile, desktop, tablet, computer||mobile, desktop, tablet, computer||mobile, desktop, tablet, computer|
|Cheapest subscription||199 per month||129 per month||299 per month|
|Cancel anytime policy||yes||yes||yes|
|Video quality||480p||4k+HDR||720p and 1080p|
Is NETFLIX worth the subscription?
After all the comparisons we had, this is the time of final conclusion. This conclusion will be based on some of the Pros and Cons:
|1. It provides a wide range of movies and shows from all over the world.||1. The price of monthly subscription is very high when compared to other platforms like Amazon Prime and Hotstar Premium.|
|2. Many NETFLIX original stuff is found here which cannot be found anywhere else||2. These original content is present on other OTT platforms also.|
|3. The video quality of this platform is very good and you can watch videos in 4k quality also.||3. The video quality on the other platforms are also good at a much cheaper price.|
As you can see from this table, unlike earlier years of NETFLIX when it enjoyed being most affordable and premium platform in the world, it is now not affordable at all. Here are some final conclusions on the basis of these points:
- NETFLIX is not a good option in the year 2021 because it is not affordable at all. At the same price, many other OTT platforms give full year subscription.
- Earlier, it was used to be a premium platform which was seen as a luxury, but after it decreased its prices because of the pressure from other platforms, it became a mediocre OTT platform.
- It only provides 480p videos in its cheapest version and the version cannot even be used in desktop. It is a big negative point.
As you see, NETFLIX is not worth its price in the year 2021. You should try sitching to other available platforms to make sure that you get entertainment at best prices. This was all about full review of NETFLIX. Comment below your opinions about this OTT platfrom.