Netflix today updated the prices of its streaming plans, and all of its offerings are now more expensive. The floor plan is now priced at $ 9.99 per. month, the standard plan is priced at $ 15.49 per month. month, and the Premium plan is priced at $ 19.99 per month. month.
The basic plan is $ 1 more expensive, up from $ 8.99 per. month. This plan allows users to watch only one screen at a time, and it limits the quality to 480p standard resolution, with no HD streaming available. The standard plan is $ 1.50 more expensive, up from $ 13.99 per. month. It allows 1080p HD streaming and allows users to watch on two screens at a time.
The highest Premium plan is now $ 2 more expensive per month, up from $ 17.99. It allows users to watch on four screens at the same time, and it is the only plan that allows for 4K HDR streaming.
Netflix says the prices apply immediately to new members and “step by step” apply to all current members. Current members will receive an email 30 days prior to their price changes and will have the option to change plans or cancel.
Netflix previously raised its prices in October 2020, so it’s just over a year since the last significant price jump. Right now, the Premium plan is $ 4 more expensive than it was in the fall of 2020.
The basic Netflix plan is now twice as expensive as the $ 4.99 per month Apple TV + subscription, and the Premium plan is four times as expensive. Of course, Netflix has a lot more to offer than Apple TV + in terms of content, but it’s also more expensive than most other streaming services on the market.
Hulus’ floor plan, for example, starts at $ 6.99 per. month, and the plan without ads is $ 12.99 per month. month. HBO Max costs $ 14.99 a month, Disney + costs $ 7.99 a month, and Peacock Premium costs $ 4.99 a month.
Hulu, TVApple TV + and other services also do not charge for higher quality streaming features, although the basic plans offer 4K support.