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Amazon Prime is a dynamic entertainment service from the mega-eCommerce and streaming brand.
Amazon Prime offers an excellent blend of channels and TV shows, with an almost endless list of series and movies available. It's a bit like a supermarket aisle jammed with new releases and old favourites - which might make it a bit tricky to choose what to watch!
Clear monthly prices, online shopping perks and discounts for annual accounts all back up the Amazon mission to put the customer first - let's see what's on offer and how it compares to the fierce competition in the TV streaming world.
Subscribers get access to Amazon Original TV series, movies and exclusives, including channels like Paramount, HBO, Starz, Crime360, Showtime, AMC, Hell's Kitchen, and so much more!
Prime includes access to the whole library, without add-ons or annoying extras, including original TV content, live programming and on-demand shows. There's a good library of kids and family programmes, sports and outdoor channels, including health and wellness content.
With Prime Video, you don’t need a setup box, making it easier to use without integrating an external drive or tuning in your channels. All you need is your tablet, mobile or laptop with a great internet connection, and you're set to go, or you can download the Amazon Prime app on an internet-connected TV (just login, and you're good!).
You can stream on the go or download whichever episodes you choose to catch up on later, with the small caveat that some new releases require an additional payment to download, similar to Sky.
Accounts include the free next-day delivery service available on the marketplace, with no minimum purchase on eligible Prime products, and you get unlimited Prime Music and Prime Reading thrown in.
If you're a bargain hunter, you'll value the early access to Amazon Lightning Deals and exclusive access to on-the-go content available only to Amazon Prime subscribers.
As a well-established household name, Amazon Prime offers great value for your money, and with more improvements to come, there's no doubt that the giant brand is trying to swipe subscribers from the competition.
The only real drawback is the auto-renewal system, but that's the industry standard and something you can easily control by taking a glance at your account settings - plus, you get email notifications about pending trial expirations, so it's nothing sneaky.
If you're already an Amazon Prime customer on the marketplace, you've probably already got the streaming service, so it's well worth downloading so you can... Amazon Prime and chill?