Apple TV +, Apple's new streaming service, debuted on Friday (1) in more than 100 countries, including Brazil. Priced at $ 9.90 a month, Netflix's rival has a catalog full of movies, series, TV shows and documentaries, including content licensed and produced by Apple itself. Exclusive platform titles include The Morning Show, Dickinson, See, For All Mankind and The Elephant Queen. The company promises releases every month, plus the ability to download content to watch when offline.
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The application subscription can be shared with up to five people and users have seven free days for testing. The streaming service works by application on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch and Mac from the macOS Catalina update. It can also be accessed online (on tv.apple), and on other platforms such as some Samsung smart TVs. Soon, the app will be released in media centers such as Amazon Fire TV, LG, Roku, Sony and VIZIO.
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The monthly subscription ($ 9.90) has a very competitive price, as it is lower than the price charged by Apple in the United States ($ 4.99, the equivalent of about $ 20 in the quotation of the day). Another advantage is to get a year of free streaming if the user buys a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod Touch or Mac.
On Friday, three episodes will be released for most Apple TV + series, while other services will usually release full seasons at once. In Apple streaming, a new episode released every week. The content offered is subtitled and / or dubbed in almost 40 languages, with deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) subtitles or hidden subtitles. Series and movies feature audio descriptions in eight languages.
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Apple TV +'s main competitors are Amazon Prime Video, Amazon's service, and Netflix. Prime Video is part of the Amazon Prime package, which arrived in Brazil in September this year and offers various services such as video streaming, music, Prime Reading, Twitch Prime and free shipping on site purchases. The same price as Apple TV +, $ 9.90 per month. Netflix has a less competitive value compared to rivals, with subscriptions starting at R $ 21.90, but has a large collection of films and series, including several own productions.