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Amazon Prime plans 2023: Subscription price, membership benefits, Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial and more

Amazon Prime membership plans in India offer a bouquet of services to Amazon users. Prime membership has been available for a while now, and there are four plans that you can choose from. The standard Amazon Prime Subscriptions are available for durations such as monthly, quarterly and yearly plans. There is also an Amazon Prime Lite membership plan with a validity of 12 months. There are many benefits available for Prime users get benefits such as Prime Video subscription, Prime Music, Prime Early Access, free express delivery, discounted morning delivery, and more.

Also read: Amazon Prime subscription offers: how to get a Prime membership for free or at a 50% discount

If you’ve been looking to get a Prime membership but are on the fence, we’ve explained the benefits you get in detail to help you come to the right decision. Additionally, if you want access to just Prime Video, we’ve also listed down the various Airtel plans which will help you get a free trial for Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition.

What is Amazon Prime membership?

Amazon Prime is a membership offered by the e-commerce giant globally. A Prime subscription will not only get you access to free delivery and deals on Amazon, but also let you access a host of other Amazon services. These include Prime Video, which is the company’s OTT platform that rivals Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar, and Prime Music, a music streaming service like Spotify and Apple Music.

Amazon Prime membership plans in India: Fee, validity

Amazon India is offering a Prime membership in four plans – Monthly, Quarterly, Annual, and Annual Prime Lite. The company has hiked its prices in India w.e.f December 14th. Below are the details of Amazon Prime membership in the country.

Plan New Price
Monthly Prime (1 month) ₹ 299
Quarterly Prime (3 months) ₹ 599
Annual Prime (12 months) ₹ 1499
Annual Prime Lite (12 months) ₹ 999

Amazon Prime monthly membership fee

This is a one-month plan priced at Rs 299, which Amazon recently re-introduced. However, it can be purchased only through credit cards and debit cards of select banks that have complied with RBI’s e-mandate guidelines.

Amazon Prime Quarterly membership fee

The Amazon Quarterly plan costs Rs 599. It gives access to Amazon Prime benefits for three months.

Amazon Prime annual membership fee

The Prime Membership annual plan is priced at Rs 1,499. If you plan to use Amazon services regularly, this is by far the better option since it works out to be priced at Rs. 124.9 per month and Rs 337 less costly than the quarterly plan.

Amazon Prime Lite membership fee

The Amazon Prime Lite is also an annual plan that costs Rs 999. Customers can purchase Prime Lite annual membership using any electronic payment method, including credit card, debit card, net banking, and Amazon Pay Balance, except Bajaj Finserv No Cost EMI.

Prime Store Rentals

Prime Video also offers the latest movies on a rental basis. The rental purchase price varies from content to content. While some are offered at Rs. 199, some at Rs. 129, some at Rs. 119, some are even offered at a lower price of Rs. 75, Rs. 69 etc. To watch a movie on rental, users don’t need to have an Amazon Prime Membership.

Amazon Prime benefits

As mentioned already, Amazon Prime is a membership program offering a multitude of benefits to Amazon users. We’ve listed all the benefits in detail below:

  • Amazon Prime Delivery benefits: free one/two-day delivery, no-rush shipping with Rs 25 cashback, scheduled delivery, Same-Day delivery, discounted morning and express delivery, no minimum order value for standard delivery
  • Amazon Prime Early Access: Amazon Prime members get to enjoy early access to sales and campaigns a day ahead of other users
  • Amazon Prime exclusive deals: Amazon India offers exclusive deals of the day and lightning deals to Prime members
  • Prime Video subscription: Amazon Prime membership comes with a Prime Video subscription offering access to a rich library of regional content, Amazon Originals, and international as well as Indian shows
  • Prime Music subscription: Amazon Prime users can access over 2 million songs with no ads
  • Prime Reading subscription: Prime members can access and borrow up to 20 Kindle titles at a time from the Prime Reading library and read on Kindle or Kindle app.
  • Prime Gaming offers: Amazon Prime also offers free in-game content every month, including some third-party content.
  • Amazon Family offers: Prime members can avail of a 5 or 10 per cent discount on Subscribe and Save subscriptions for products purchased at regular intervals.
  • Amazon Pay card benefits: Amazon offers cashback and discounted prices to eligible users on orders placed using Amazon Pay card

Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial

Airtel has collaborated with Amazon India to offer a mobile edition of Prime Video Mobile for free on a trial basis to its prepaid customers. The new Prime Video Mobile Edition is a mobile-only plan to take on Netflix’s mobile-only plan. The single-user plan is available only with Airtel prepaid recharge plans and is not available to purchase separately. Here’s a list of Airtel recharge plans through which you can get a subscription to Prime Video Mobile Edition.

Airtel Prepaid Plan Price Unlimited Calling Data SMS Validity
Airtel Prepaid Plan Price
Rs 999 Unlimited local, STD and roaming calls 2.5/day 100/day 84 days
Amazon Prime Membership
Rs 699 Unlimited local, STD and roaming calls 3GB/day 100/day 56 days
Amazon Prime Membership

Airtel Postpaid Plans with Free Amazon Prime Membership

Even Airtel postpaid users can subscribe to certain plans that can help them get a membership to Amazon Prime. Along with Amazon Prime, these plans by Airtel provide a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar, and the premium plans costing Rs 1,199 and Rs 1,499 include a Netflix subscription.

Price Plan Type Data Voice call SMS OTT Benefits
Rs 499 Postpaid Platinum Plan 75GB monthly data with rollover of up to 200 GB Unlimited calls (Local + STD + Roaming) 100 SMS/day (Local + STD + Roaming) Amazon Prime membership for 6 months at no extra cost, and Disney+ Hotstar mobile for 1 year at no extra cost
Rs 599 Postpaid Rs 599 family plan (1 free family add-on) 75GB monthly data with rollover of up to 200GB Unlimited calls (Local + STD + Roaming) 100 SMS/day (Local + STD + Roaming) Amazon Prime membership for 6 months at no extra cost, and Disney+ Hotstar mobile for 1 year at no extra cost
Rs 999 Postpaid Family Plans (3 Free Add-on regular voice connections for family members ([Customers can add a maximum of 9 Add-on connections]) 100GB monthly data (plus 30 GB for each addon that customers add) with a rollover of up to 200GB Unlimited calls (Local + STD + Roaming) 100 SMS/day (Local + STD + Roaming) Amazon Prime membership for 6 months at no extra cost, and Disney+ Hotstar mobile for 1 year at no extra cost
Rs 1,199 Postpaid 1199 plan (3 Free Add-on regular voice connections for family members) ([Customers can add a maximum of 9 Add-on connections]) 150GB monthly data (plus 30GB for each addon that customers add) with a rollover of up to 200GB Unlimited calls (Local + STD + Roaming) 100 SMS/day (Local + STD + Roaming) Netflix basic monthly subscription, Amazon Prime membership for 6 months at no extra cost, Disney+ Hotstar mobile for 1 year at no extra cost

(Customers can upgrade to Netflix standard by paying fee of Rs.300 per month and to Netflix Premium by paying fee of Rs.450 per month.)

Rs 1,499 Postpaid 1499 Platinum plan (4 Free Add-on regular voice connections for family members ([Customers can add a maximum of 9 Add-on connections]) 200GB monthly data (plus 30GB for each addon that customers add) with a rollover of up to 200 GB Unlimited calls (Local + STD + Roaming) 100 SMS/day (Local + STD + Roaming) Netflix Standard monthly subscription, Amazon Prime membership for 6 months at no extra cost, Disney+ Hotstar mobile for 1 year at no extra cost

(Customers can upgrade to Netflix Premium by paying fee of Rs.150 per month.)

Amazon Prime Vodafone Idea (Vi) bundle plans

Vodafone Idea (Vi) also offers free Amazon Prime membership with its postpaid plans only. These plans start from Rs 501 and go up to Rs 1,101 for the Red X plan. Amazon Prime membership is also available with postpaid family plans starting at Rs 601 and up to Rs 1,151. Users get unlimited data, unlimited voice calls, 100 SMSes, ZEE5 Premium, and other benefits apart from the bundled Amazon Prime membership.

Plan Price Number of Connections Mobile Data OTT Subscriptions
Rs 501 1 90GB Unlimited Data (12am-6am) 6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription

(any 2 free)

Rs 601 Family Plan 2 70GB Unlimited Data (12am-6am), 10GB sharing, 200GB rollover  6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription

(Any 2 free)

Rs 701 1 Unlimited Data 6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription

(Any 3 free)

Rs 1,001 Family Plan 4 140GB Unlimited Data (12am-6am), 20GB sharing, 200GB rollover 6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription

(Any 2 free)

Rs 1,101 1 Unlimited Data 6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription 
Rs 1,151 Family Plan 5 140GB Unlimited Data (12am-6am), 25GB sharing, 200GB rollover 6 months of Amazon Prime membership, 12 months of Disney+ Hotstar subscription, 12 months of SonyLIV subscription, 12 months of Sun NXT (TV+Mobile access) subscription

(Any 2 free)

Jio plans with free Prime membership

Jio is offering two plans with Amazon Prime membership. However, do keep in mind that the telecom giant is only offering Amazon Prime with the Postpaid plans as the company has scrapped all the prepaid plans with OTT benefits. Here are all the plans with Amazon Prime membership.

Free Amazon Prime Plans Data Voice call SMS Subscriptions
Rs 699 postpaid plus plan 100GB Unlimited 100/Day
Amazon Prime, Netflix(Mobile plan), JioTV,
JioSecurity, JioCloud
Rs 1,499 postpaid plus plan 300GB Unlimited 100/Day
Amazon Prime, Netflix(Mobile plan), JioTV,
JioSecurity, JioCloud

Jio broadband plans with free Prime membership

Jio offers both prepaid and postpaid broadband plans with free Amazon Prime membership, Here’s the list of all the plans with free Prime membership.

Plan Price Plan Validity Data and Speed OTT Subscriptions
Rs 999 +GST

 

30 days Unlimited @150 Mbps Amazon Prime, Zee5, Sony Liv, Disney+ Hotstar, Sun NXT, Hoichoi, JioCinema etc
Rs 1,499 +GST

 

30 days Unlimited @300 Mbps Amazon Prime, Netflix (Basic), ZEE5, Sony Liv, Sun NXT, Eros Now, JioSaavn, JioCinema etc
Rs 2,499 +GST

 

30 days Unlimited @500 Mbps Amazon Prime, Netflix (Standard), Discovery+, Lionsgate Play, ZEE5, Sony Liv, Sun NXT, Eros Now, JioSaavn, JioCinema, ShemarooMe etc
Rs 3,999 +GST

 

30 days Unlimited @1Gbps Amazon Prime, ZEE5, Netflix (Standard), Discovery+, Lionsgate Play, Sony Liv, Sun NXT, Eros Now, JioSaavn, JioCinema, ShemarooMe, Hoichoi, Universal +, ALTBalaji etc
Rs 8,499 +GST

 

30 days 6600GB @1Gbps Amazon Prime, ZEE5, Netflix (Premium), Disney+ Hotstar, Sony Liv, Discovery+, Lionsgate Play, Sun NXT, Eros Now, JioSaavn, JioCinema, ShemarooMe, Hoichoi, Universal +, ALTBalaji

Airtel Xstream Fiber Plans with Amazon Prime Membership

If you have an Airtel Xstream or an Airtel Fibre plan, then there are a few plans through which you can get a membership of Amazon Prime. You can find the entire list of plans listed below. These plans not only offer Amazon Prime but also free subscriptions to Disney+ Hotstar and 10 other OTT apps. Furthermore, the TV plans include 350+ TV channels.

Plan Speed Price
Benefits Included In The Plan
Entertainment Up to 200 Mbps Rs 999
1 year of Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, 10 more OTT apps & much more
Professional Up to 300 Mbps Rs 1,498
1 year of Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, 10 more OTT apps & much more
Infinity Up to 1 Gbps Rs 3,999
1 year of Netflix unlimited, Amazon Prime, Disney+ Hotstar, 10 more OTT apps & much more

Amazon Prime Video FAQs

1. Is Amazon Prime worth it in India?

Yes, for just Rs 999 per year, you get free access to Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading and a host of Amazon India exclusive deals with priority delivery.

2. Which Amazon Prime membership plan is best?

The Rs 1499 Amazon Prime membership plan is considered the best for anyone looking to maximise saving with a truckload of offers.

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Abhiman has over 8 years of experience in content development. He is a Senior Writer and Social Media Manager at Pricebaba. He covers technology news, feature articles, and tech reviews, apart from managing the official Facebook and Instagram handles. Despite a degree in marketing, his love for latest gadgets and technology steered him towards consumer technology coverage.