We asked, you told us: Over half of you hate the Prime Video experience

Amazon is spending nearly $9 billion on its buy of MGM, with the intention of bolstering the Prime Video catalog. Nevertheless, I personally suppose Prime Video’s largest subject isn’t content material however quite the consumer experience. The truth is, I stated as a lot in an opinion piece over the weekend.

I additionally needed to know what Android Authority readers thought of the Prime Video experience, leaving a ballot at the finish of the article. So did you agree with the evaluation or do you suppose Prime Video delivers a great experience? Right here’s how you voted.

What do you suppose of the Prime Video experience?


We posted the ballot on Could 29, and simply over 1,000 votes had been tallied as of writing. Apparently sufficient, simply 17.58% of respondents say they like the Prime Video experience. Some feedback praised Amazon’s streaming service for the library of content material, the X-Ray characteristic, and the worth resulting from it being included with Amazon Prime.

Extra voters (29.2%) felt detached to Prime Video although, maybe feeling that the experience isn’t dangerous however isn’t good both.

Nonetheless, a grand whole of 53.22% of respondents stated they really hate the Prime Video experience. That’s triple the quantity of votes in comparison with the “I prefer it” camp. Feedback pointed to content material discovery challenges, the interface usually, adverts, and extra.

In fact, this ballot isn’t essentially indicative of Prime Video subscribers at giant. However it nonetheless means that Amazon has a protracted solution to go if it desires most individuals to really take pleasure in utilizing the streaming service.


  • Ben Baggley: It’s fairly dangerous for certain. It used to additionally checklist 4k content material individually. I bear in mind when The Boys first launched, the entrance web page highlighted it for me and I spent just a few episodes watching in 1080p earlier than realising if I looked for the present, I’d be capable of watch the 4k model. Actually, I’m not a fan of the complete Amazon experience. It’s typically extremely tedious to search out what you’re searching for.
  • Joshua R. Poulson: No, the largest subject is that you should purchase one thing and you can nonetheless lose entry to it they usually don’t refund it. I purchased the sequence “Rubicon” a very long time in the past. It was eliminated. And when it obtained added again in once more, my outdated buy wasn’t legitimate. In addition they briefly eliminated the documentary “Hoaxed”. They only can’t be trusted.
  • Wendi martin: I actually like Amazon prime. I agree with some of the complaints however they’ve an enormous library and much more reveals I truly need to watch then netflix. netflix works properly however what good is that when 3/4 of the content material is tripe.
  • lilli stern: Actually hate the 181 second adverts!!
  • pda96: Prime Video is gentle years behind Netflix in phrases of content material and consumer interface. The latter is an unmitigated mess. The consumer has to spend a protracted quantity of time looking for an appropriate film to look at. There is no such thing as a manner of getting rid of the “Proceed Watching” films completely. They maintain reappearing even after you take away them from the checklist. So annoying!! Amazon in all probability thinks that as a result of Prime Video is a freebie to Prime members, there isn’t a want to enhance the experience. Spend a tiny bit of your billions to repair this, oh Mr. Cheapskate Bezos!!
  • 🇦🇺Marshall: It’s not the most polished experience for certain, I discover Netflix and Stan simpler to make use of, however for what it’s – a bonus characteristic to free Amazon transport – it goes alright. I discover content material suggestions throughout all streaming platforms to be horrible, in order that isn’t information.
  • DigitalSoul: The Amazon Prime mini recreation to search out content material is the most profitable recreation produced by Amazon Recreation Studios. It’s terrible, no concept why they’ve by no means bothered fixing it.
  • Paul Balyoz: What I really like about amazon prime content material is the XRay characteristic – for any given scene you can see who the actors are, and typically the music being performed. However some reveals/films don’t have sufficient information lately, exhibiting just a few actors for the complete film, unchangingly, as an alternative of particular to the present scene.  

Thanks for voting on this ballot and for leaving a remark. What do you make of Prime Video usually? Tell us through the feedback part.

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