The just-concluded Apple event brought us a lot of surprises, apart from iPhone 11, that we were all anxious to know the specifications, we were not expecting Netflix to have a competition.
The Apple Tv plus is set to launch on November 1st for $5 a month which in naira is N1,812, as opposed to the $7.99 (N2,896) for the basic fee for Netflix.
People who get to buy a new Apple gadget also get to watch for one free year, while everyone else qualifies for a seven-day free trial.
Apple Tv Plus will come with its own Original Tv and movie shows, it would also allow downloads offline.
Apple mentioned that most Apple Tv Plus series will premiere with three episodes available immediately, followed by one new episode weekly. Full seasons of some series will be available all at once.
It would also have series featuring popular Oprah Winfrey; Helpsters, a Sesame Street spinoff; a kids program called Ghostwriter; animated series Snoopy in Space; and The Elephant Queen, a movie the company acquired at the Toronto Film Festival.
What’s Apple Tv Plus Service like?
To watch Apple’s original series or movies, you will have to subscribe.
But guess what??
Unlike Nexflix there would not be adverts.
Apple TV plus will be available in more than 100 countries and also has the Apple family sharing feature that allows you and up to five family members to share a plan
Which devices can stream?
All Apple devices that have the new Apple TV app will be able to use this service.
It would also be available on smart Tv’s from Samsung, Roku, Amazon’s Fire TV devices and Smart TVs from Sony LG and Vizio
Subscribers will also be able to watch Apple Tv Plus on the web at tv.apple.com.
Why does Apple want to be like Netflix?
When you heard about the Apple Tv plus what was your first reaction??
Just like us, did you wonder why Apple was delving into the world of movies?
From what we know, Apple wants to make more sales from this Apple Tv Plus service as this would have a ripple effect and increase the sales of iPhones, which we all know is one of Apple best selling products.