Good news for movie lovers as Netflix’s India has announced price drop in mobile plan today. Starting today, you will see savings from about 18 to 60 percent, depending on the Netflix plan you subscribe to.
The Netflix “Mobile” plan, previously at Rs. 199 per month, has dropped 25 percent to Rs. 149 per month. The “Basic” Netflix plan which was previously available at Rs. 499 per month, will now cost just Rs. 199 per month in India.
Meanwhile, the “Standard” Netflix plan has been cut down from Rs. 649 per month to Rs. 499 per month. That’s a 23 percent saving. The Netflix “Premium” plan, which goes from Rs. 799 per month, will not cost Rs. 649 per month.
Netflix India VP of content Monika Shergill said: “As Indians, we love great entertainment. Whatever your mood, tastes or plan, Netflix is now even more accessible. Whether you choose Aranyak on Friday, Money Heist on Saturday, or Dhamaka and Sooryavanshi on Sunday, you can watch all of Netflix on your mobile for Rs. 149, and on any device starting at Rs. 199.”
If one already has a Netflix subscription, then they will be upgraded to the higher plan starting today. The next time you login, members will get a notification on their devices that asks them to Confirm Upgrade or choose a different plan if they so desire.
For those who have “Premium” plan, the change in pricing will come into effect from the next billing cycle. This also goes for those who opt to stick to their current plan, than their current price.
The benefits stay the same. The Netflix “Mobile” plan offers standard-resolution (SD) 480p content on phones and tablets, the “Basic” plan allows you to watch on any device though you’re still restricted to that lowly 480p resolution.
Amazon Prime Video got costlier on Tuesday, with the Amazon Prime subscription going up from Rs. 999 per year to Rs. 1,499 per year.