The Amazon Prime membership price in India has been revised. Additionally, the e-commerce platform has also introduced a new Amazon Prime Lite, which targets price-conscious users in the market. All these plans are bundled with free and fast deliveries, exclusive offers, cashback, and Prime Video access, among other things. The Amazon Prime membership plans in India now start at Rs 299, which is around 40 percent more expensive. The plans come in three tiers: monthly, quarterly, and yearly. If you’re wondering whether to sign up for Amazon Prime in India, here’s everything you need to know about the price, benefits, and offers of the membership plans.
Amazon Prime plan prices in India: monthly, quarterly, and yearly
Amazon Prime India plans are currently available starting at Rs 299.
|AMAZON PRIME PLANS||DURATION||PRICE|
|Monthly||1 month||Rs 299|
|Quarterly||3 months||Rs 599|
|Yearly||12 months||Rs 1,499|
Earlier, Amazon Prime membership used to cost Rs 179 monthly and Rs 459 for the quarterly subscription while the yearly Rs 1,499 plan didn’t see any price hike.
Amazon Prime plans benefits and offers
There are three Amazon Prime membership plans that you can choose from – monthly, quarterly, and yearly. Getting a Prime membership is vital because that’s the gateway to your access to Prime Videos and other services such as shopping, Prime music subscription, and early access to deals offered by Amazon India.
An Amazon Prime membership can be used on more than one device. In fact, Prime Video allows users to create different profiles when multiple people are using the same account. One Amazon account user can have 5 profiles, used by different people.
Rs 299 Amazon Prime membership
The monthly Amazon Prime membership plan is priced at Rs 299. The benefits of the plan include free one or two-day deliveries, access to Amazon Prime Videos, Prime Music, special discounts, and more.
Rs 599 Amazon Prime membership
Amazon Prime membership is also available in a quarterly subscription format. By making a larger payment, for a longer duration, you tend to save money (compared to the monthly plan). So, if you go for the Prime quarterly plan, you have to pay Rs 599 after every three months. And like other Prime memberships, this gets you Prime Video, Prime Music, and Prime deals with special discounts and early sale access on Amazon India, among other benefits.
Rs 1,499 Amazon Prime membership
And finally, you have the most popular, Rs 1,499 Amazon Prime plan that comes with a validity of one year. A membership fee of Rs 1,499 essentially means you are paying less than Rs 125 a month for access to free deliveries, music and video streaming, and exclusive offers, which is quite appealing to most consumers. This brings Amazon Prime membership price at par with Disney+ Hotstar, despite offering a lot of other benefits. And compared to Netflix, it is still a much cheaper offering.
Also read: Disney Plus Hotstar subscription plans 2023: Price in India, number of screens, discount offers and more
Amazon Prime Lite membership
Amazon Prime Lite is a stripped-down version of the regular Prime membership. The Lite membership comes in just one pricing tier i.e. Rs 999 for a year. There are no monthly and quarterly plans for this membership. As for the benefits, Amazon Prime Lite offers users access to ad-supported Prime Video in SD resolution, free two-day delivery with no minimum order value, 5 percent Amazon Pay cashback on making purchases through Amazon Pay ICICI Bank credit card, and early access to exclusive deals and sales. Things that are not included in this plan as compared to standard Amazon Prime membership are Prime Music, Prime Reading, and Prime Gaming.
Amazon Prime Video mobile-only plan
Besides the all-in-one Prime membership, Amazon also offers a mobile-only subscription to its video streaming service Prime Video. The subscription was recently introduced in India. Check out Amazon Prime Video mobile-only plan price and benefits.
- The Amazon Prime Video mobile-only plan is priced in India at Rs 599. This is an annual subscription, which will last for a full 365 days
- Amazon Prime Video mobile-only plan benefits include access to Amazon originals, live cricket, and international movies; offline viewing; streaming quality is limited at 480p resolution; single smartphone screen support.
- That said, unlike other Amazon Prime plans, the mobile-only subscription doesn’t free fast delivery on Amazon.in, ad-free music with Prime Music, and Prime Reading
|Amazon Prime Video mobile-only plan||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 599||365 days|
How to get Amazon Prime membership for free in India
Amazon Prime plans are complimentary with select Jio, Vi, and Airtel plans. Check out the plans:
Best Airtel prepaid plans with free Amazon Prime subscription
Airtel prepaid users can enjoy Amazon Prime membership for free through their registered mobile number if they get plans starting from Rs 699. Here are the full details of the Airtel plans that offer a free Prime Video subscription.
|AIRTEL PLANS WITH FREE PRIME MEMBERSHIP||BENEFITS||VALIDITY|
|Rs 699 prepaid pack||56 days|
|Rs 999 prepaid pack||84 days|
Best Jio PostPaid Plus plans with free Amazon Prime subscription
Amazon Prime subscription is not available for free for Jio prepaid users. But if you have taken Jio PosPaid Plus, you get a free one-year membership to Amazon Prime. Here are the plans and all the details you should know:
|JIO PLANS WITH FREE PRIME MEMBERSHIP||BENEFITS||VALIDITY|
|Rs 699 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
|Rs 1,499 Jio Postpaid Plus||30 days|
Best Vodafone Idea recharge plans with Amazon Prime membership
Just like Jio, Vi users can get one-year Amazon Prime membership for free if they have signed up for postpaid plans. Here’s how much you have to pay to get free access.
|Vi Plans With Free Prime Membership||Benefits||Validity|
|Rs 501 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
|Rs 701 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
|Rs 1,101 Vi postpaid recharge plan||30 days|
Amazon Prime plans FAQs
How to activate Amazon Prime plan?
To sign up for Amazon Prime membership, you need to create or sign up using an existing Amazon account. Make payment for Prime membership to use the Prime Video and more.
Amazon Prime membership free trial in India
Amazon Prime membership free trial in India has been discontinued for now. You will have to buy subscribe to the monthly, quarterly, and yearly plans to enjoy Amazon Prime’s benefits.
What is Amazon Prime Video free trial?
Amazon is testing Prime Video Mobile edition in India that lets you stream the streaming platform’s content on a mobile phone. The subscription is currently available for free with Airtel prepaid plans starting at Rs 129. That said, the offer can be claimed on an Airtel prepaid mobile number only once.
Amazon Prime membership benefits
Amazon Prime members get access to content on Amazon Prime that can be streamed through a mobile app or website on a desktop. In addition to this, Prime members can stream music, get exclusive shopping deals and buy from a collection of unlimited reading material.
Does Amazon Prime Video work on desktop?
Yes, Amazon Prime Video works on desktop using the dedicated Prime Video website. Open it on any browser, log in with your Amazon ID to stream content from the platform.
Do you get ads on Amazon Prime Video?
Amazon Prime Video pushes its original, publicised content in the form of short-duration ads for users, every now and then.
How to renew Amazon Prime membership?
Amazon Prime subscription ends when your Prime membership expires. In case you have not allowed the auto-debit option, users can follow these steps to renew their plan:
- Go to Amazon.in
- Sign in with your username and password
- Go to Accounts from the top-right
- Click on Manage my Prime membership
- Pay for Prime membership
- Your plan for Amazon Prime plan is renewed
How to cancel Amazon Prime subscription?
- Go to Amazon.in
- Log in to your account
- Choose Prime membership from the drop-down menu
- Click on Account & Lists
- Select option end membership and benefits
- Confirm again to cancel the Amazon Prime membership