At the Apple Special Event 2019, Apple has officially announced its all-original video subscription service – Apple TV+. It joins Apple Arcade game subscription service featuring over 100 new and exclusive games. Apple will offer original shows, movies and documentaries with Apple TV+ subscription.
Apple TV+ originals will debut on Apple TV app and the exclusive originals include the following and Apple will also add more originals to the Apple TV app each month.
- “The Morning Show”
- “For All Mankind”
- Snoopy in Space
- “The Elephant Queen”
- “Oprah Winfrey”
- “Truth Be Told”
- “Little America”
- “The Banker”
Apple TV+ subscribers can view the originals subtitled and/or dubbed in nearly 40 languages, including Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (SDH) or closed captions. The series and movies will also be available with audio descriptions in eight languages.
Apple TV+ comes pre-installed on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and iPod touch, online at tv.apple.com, and subscribers can watch Apple TV+ originals both online and offline, ad-free and on-demand, on the Apple TV app. It is also available on select Samsung smart TVs and will come to Amazon Fire TV, LG, Roku, Sony and VIZIO platforms in the future. It will also be soon available on Mac with macOS Catalina.
Pricing and Availability
Apple TV+ will be available on the Apple TV app for Rs. 99 per month with a seven-day free trial starting November 1 on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, Apple TV (3rd generation), iPod touch and Mac. Users must update to iOS 12.3 or later, tvOS 12.3 or later and macOS Catalina to use Apple TV+. In addition to this, users purchasing an iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch starting today can enjoy one year of Apple TV+ for free.
Commenting on the launch, Zack Van Amburg, Apple’s head of Worldwide Video said:
With Apple TV+, we are presenting all-original stories from the best, brightest and most creative minds, and we know viewers will find their new favourite show or movie on our service. Each Apple TV+ original offers its own unique story, fresh perspective and powerful message — all meant to entertain, connect and inspire cultural conversations.