Amazon Prime Video Review: Stream Movies on Slow Internet

Amazon Prime Video Review
Amazon Prime Video Review: Stream Movies on Slow Internet

With the inception of high-end smartphones and high-speed Internet, the trend of watching movies online is also going viral. The media streaming market is growing day by day. Countless new movie streaming apps have arrived on the Play Store and the App Store and they are giving tough competition to top service providers like Hulu and Netflix. One such movie app is Amazon Prime Video. With its superb design and jaw-dropping features, the utility has established a special place among fans. Many people across the globe prefer it to stream movies and TV shows from their smartphones. In this Amazon Prime Video Review, we’ll explore the app in detail:

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Amazon Prime Video Review

User Interface

User Interface

The most impressive feature of Amazon Prime Video App is its uncomplicated user interface. On the top of the main screen, there are separate sections for Prime Instant Video, Movies, and TV shows. You can switch between them easily by swiping left or right.

Below the sections, there are special categories like Recently watched and Recommended movies. From there, you can rent or purchase the movies you want to watch.

Video content

Video content

You can find a great collection of movies within the Amazon Prime Video app, ranging from latest blockbusters such as The Passengers and XXX: The Return of Xander Cage to classic movies like The Godfather.

Talking about the TV shows, there are plenty of them. You can watch comedy shows like 2 Broke Girls and The Big Bang Theory, horror shows like The Walking Dead and American Horror Story along with many other shows of different genres.

Just like other top-notch services such as Hulu and Netflix, Amazon Prime Video also offers features some original shows.

In simple words, the app has enough content to keep you busy for months.

Streaming Quality

Amazon Prime Video suffers in the field of video quality. Sometimes, the picture quality is quite terrible (quality depends on the speed of your Internet Connection). However, we didn’t experience any kind of buffering even on a 2G Internet connection. This makes the app an ideal option for places where the Internet is very slow.


The video streaming app is available for both Android and iOS. You can also use the app for devices like Amazon TV, Android TV, Apple TV, and Roku.

Key features of Amazon Prime Video

  • Excellent movie and TV show collection with IMDB ratings
  • Sign up to access videos from popular channels like HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, etc.
  • Works effectively even on slow Internet connection
  • Compatible with a myriad of devices and platforms

The Pros

  • Simple and lightweight app
  • Frequently updated database
  • Lets you stream thousands of movies in high quality

The Cons

  • Video quality isn’t quite up to the mark
  • You can’t use Chromecast to stream videos to your TV
  • You can’t stream movies and TV shows for free. Instead, you’ve to rent them at a small price

Bottom Line

Amazon Prime Video works best for areas where the Internet collection is slow. It has a great collection of movies that you can stream online. The user interface is also quite fine. The app suffers in the department of streaming quality which is quite terrible sometimes. Still, it’s an ideal alternative for watching movies online at surprisingly low price.

You can download Amazon Prime for iOS and Android for free and enjoy streaming unlimited movies and TV shows.

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