Newly launched Discovery plus is in a queue to be a tough competitor for Netflix and Amazon Prime. Discovery + is currently offering a 7 day free trial for premium service with unlimited content. The company also stated that they’ll bring at least 1000 hours of content this year. Let’s check Discovery + plans, features, and availability details for your device as well as a small price comparison between giant OTT platforms.
What is Discovery plus?
What is Discovery Plus? Discovery+ will feature content from more than 17 networks, including HGTV, the Food Network, TLC, ID, Animal Planet, A&E, Lifetime, History Channel, and the Travel Channel.
Details on Discovery plus Availability on Mobiles, TV and other Devices
Discovery + is already available for Android TV and smartphones, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, IOS application, ROKU TV. Below I’ve provided direct links so that you can try and stream the content for free below.
- Download for Amazon Fire Stick.
- Download For Android TV and Smartphone
- Get For ROKU Media player
- For Apple TV and Smartphone
Apart from this device, some more devices are on lists such as Web Browsers, Google Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, VIZIO Smart TV, LG Smart TV, and Xbox.
What are discovery plus subscription charges?
There are probably two plans for premium service one is included with ADS and another one is Totally Ad-free. The 4.99$ per month plan consists of Advertisement and 6.99 $ per month is without ADS. Although If I recall this is the only OTT platform that still has ADS even after a paid subscription. But as we can’t complain because the content is full of entertainment.
But there is Good news for Indian users the premium plan only costs 99 Rs per month whereas by converting it from Dollars to INR it would cost 364 Rs for the base plan and 510 Rs per month for Ad-free services.
A Verified source also says that Verizon customers will get a free premium subscription for 12 months.
Discovery plus subscription offer will cost you only 299 Rs for a year – Saving = 849 Rs if paid Monthly.
These were the pricing details now let’s read more about content services offered by Discovery +
What content will be available on Discovery plus?
The company claims to provide 2000 web series as well as 55000 episodes. Popular channels such as HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN, Animals Planet, and a famous series 90-day Fiancé will be available.
1500 episodes from A&E networks will be directly streamed and will be available for users. Famous discovery plus shows such as Pawn Stars, Ancient Alien, Storage Wars, Ghost hunters will be available online.
As mentioned above over 1000 hours of new content will be published you can check the full list of upcoming TV shows and web series on Discovery plus premium plan in 2021. Discovery also stated that there will be no Linear feeds available on this platform. Users will need to subscribe to live services such as Philio. For those who don’t know what Linear feeds means?
Linear TV is a real-time television service that broadcasts scheduled programs, conventionally over the air or through satellite/cable Nearly, all broadcast television services are count as linear TV.
Check the below image which will give you a clear idea about the Content offered by Discovery Plus. Discovery plus will offer both paid and free content however there are enough free shows one can watch with a simple login.
What are the features or benefits we get from Discovery +?
Every account can add up to 5 user profiles, probably it’s the highest where with 1 user ID, 4 devices can stream together. Same way Netflix premium offers only 4 users at a time with a cost of 799 Rs Per month, Whereas Amazon Prime offers 3 screens at a time for a price of 1000 Rs per month. Comparing to two giant services Discovery + seems pretty customer-friendly with a price of 299 Rs a Year.
There will also be a For You Tab which will offer you different types of shows from each category. Content of Discovery + channels will also be available 24/7 so that you won’t miss your favorite shows.
How To Subscribe for Discovery Plus Premium Service for Android TV, Apple TV, and Other Smart TVs?
- Visit Discovery plus website
- At the Top right-Hand side, you’ll find Sign in
- Choose your Sign-in Methods such as Google, Facebook, Apple, or Mobile number.
- Click on the Premium button Located in the Header.
- Select Continue,
- And pay as per your requirement.
That was all details for Discovery + plans, pricing, and features. Viewing from an investing point of view many users can subscribe for premium Discovery plus as it’s cheap and has fantastic shows also 4 users can watch the content at the same time. 299 Rs for a year makes almost 24 Rs a Month is worth buying for good content.
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