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Amazon Prime plans 2022: 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. The Prime membership has been available for a while now and there are two plans that you can choose from. With Prime, users get benefits like 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 three plans – monthly, quarterly, and annually. The company has hiked its prices in India w.e.f December 14th. Below are the details of Amazon Prime membership in the country.

Amazon Prime Membership Plan Validity Price
Monthly 1 month Rs 179
Quarterly 3 months Rs 459
Annual 12 months Rs 1,499

Amazon Prime monthly membership fee

This is a one-month plan priced at Rs 179, 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 Prime quarterly subscription comes with a validity of three months. Users are required to pay Rs 459 for this plan every quarter.

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 Rs 317 cheaper per year than the quarterly plan.

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 Kindle titles 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 15 percent discount on Subscribe and Save subscriptions for products that are purchased at regular intervals
  • Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card benefits: Amazon offers 5 percent cashback to eligible users on orders placed using Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card

Amazon Prime Video Mobile Edition free trial

Airtel has collaborated with Amazon India to offer 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 the subscription of Prime Video Mobile Edition.

Airtel Prepaid Plan Price Unlimited Calling Data SMS Validity
Rs 108 NA 6GB NA NA
Rs 359 Yes 2GB/day 100/day 28 days
Rs 699 Yes 3GB/day 100/day 56 days

Jio plans with free prime membership

Jio has been bullish in regards to bundling OTT memberships with its plans and offering. It also has various plans and recharges through which you can get the subscription of Amazon Prime Video bundled in. We are sharing the entire list of plans that you can choose from that enables you to get Amazon Prime membership for free and that includes access to Amazon Prime Video. Along with Amazon Prime Video, these plans offer a free subscription to Netflix and Disney+ Hotstar.

Free Amazon Prime Plans Data Voice call SMS
Jio Rs 399 postpaid plus plan 75GB Unlimited 100/Day
Jio Rs 599 postpaid plus plan 100GB Unlimited 100/Day
Jio Rs 799 postpaid plus plan 150GB Unlimited 100/Day
Jio Rs 999 postpaid plus plan 200GB Unlimited 100/Day
Jio Rs 1,499 postpaid plus plan 300GB Unlimited 100/Day

 

Airtel Xstream Fiber Plans with Amazon Prime Membership

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

Plan Spped Price
Entertainment Up to 200 Mbps Rs 999
Entertainment + TV Up to 200 Mbps Rs 1,099
Professional Up to 300 Mbps Rs 1,498
Professional + TV Up to 300 Mbps Rs 1,599
Infinity Up to 1 Gbps Rs 3,999

 

Airtel Postpaid Plans with free Amazon Prime Membership

Even Airtel postpaid users can subscribe to certain plans that can help them get membership to Amazon Prime. Along with Amazon Prime, these plans by Airtel provides a free subscription to Disney+ Hotstar, and the premium plans costing Rs 1,199 and Rs 1,599 include a Netflix subscription.

Free Amazon Prime Plans Data Voice call SMS
Rs 999 postpaid plan 100GB Unlimited 100/day
Rs 1,199 postpaid plan 150GB Unlimited 100/day
Rs 1,599 postpaid plan 250GB Unlimited 100/day

 

Amazon Prime Video FAQs

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.

Which Amazon Prime membership plan is best?

The Rs 999 Amazon Prime membership plan is considered the best for anyone looking to maximise saving with a truckload of offers.

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Abhiman Biswas

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.