Video streaming has become a popular thing in 2020, as many cord-cutters try to look for alternative sources of entertainment.
This market growth has attracted the attention of major film studios worldwide, with many launching streaming devices and services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO, to name a few.
We took a closer look at Streaming Wars top five streaming services in 2020, and here’s what you can expect from each.
With unlimited movies, comedy specials, TV shows and original programming, Netflix is hailed as the Granddaddy of the streaming market.
You can stream in up to four different screens simultaneously, though that will depend on your subscription package.
The platform has a well-optimized interface, though the price is a bit expensive compared to others.
However, that’s a bargain considering their meticulous content selection, performance consistency and quality.
From Star Wars to Marvel, Disney Plus controls an incredible number of family-friendly movies.
Though there are odd gaps in their content lineup, there’s lots of beloved content for you to stream.
Disney Plus is also reasonably priced, and there’s a lot of content available in 4k UHD resolution.
With a Disney Plus subscription, you can stream simultaneously from up to four screens, and you can use their app to download content for offline viewing.
Some of the best original shows to look out for includes The Mandalorian, Pixar in Real Life and Marvel Hero Project, to name a few.
Amazon Prime Video
While Amazon Prime Video was launched as a place to buy and watch movies and TV shows, this streaming service has grown tremendously over the last few years.
The platform has a growing library of award-winning original content like Jack Ryan, Good Omens, Hunters, Undone and Homecoming.
Unlike other streaming services, you can pay for Amazon Prime Video as a standalone service, or get it as one of the perks of subscribing to Amazon’s Prime annual package.
Their web interface resembles their shopping site, so it should be easy to get around if you’re well-acquainted with online shopping on their site.
To keep tabs with the latest TV shows without a cable subscription, Hulu is a smart solution for the modern cord cutter.
The service gives you access to major network shows, with a handful of live cable show airing the day after they’ve aired.
This inexpensive streaming service hosts several original shows, including a joint venture with major studios like BBC.
However, there are frequent commercial despite being a paid platform with high-quality original programming.
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Apple’s first attempt at getting into the on-demand video streaming market has proven to be quite successful in several ways.
For starters, Apple TV+ is an inexpensive service that’s compatible with all Apple devices including Apple TV, iPhone and iPad.
Subscribers can share their subscriptions with up to five people, though that’s only applicable to people within your household since it uses Apple’s Family Sharing program.
Nonetheless, you can download the content for offline watching.
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