Amazon Prime membership in India has seen a price hike for customers who opt for monthly and quarterly plans. The monthly subscription option for Amazon Prime has seen the highest price hike, and customers will now have to pay 67 percent more than the previous price. Meanwhile, the annual subscription option remains unchanged at Rs. 1,499.
The monthly Amazon Prime membership price in India is now Rs. 299. This is an increase of Rs. 120 from the previous price of Rs. 179. Likewise, the quarterly subscription option is now priced at Rs. 599, which is an increase of Rs. 140 from the previous Rs. 459.
With the Amazon Prime membership, customers can avail of one to two-day deliveries at eligible addresses, with no minimum order value required. Subscribers also get access to Prime Video, Prime Music, and Prime Reading, as well as access to exclusive deals and early access to Lightning Deals on the e-commerce site.
Amazon Prime Lite Membership
In addition to its regular Prime membership, Amazon has also introduced a lower-priced Prime Lite membership. This plan is priced at Rs. 999 per year and offers benefits like free two-day delivery, no minimum order value for free standard deliveries, early access to “Lightning” deals, as well as Amazon’s “deals of the day”. Prime Lite subscribers can also access unlimited video content, similar to Amazon Prime. However, the content will be available in standard definition (SD) quality and accompanied by ads, and can be streamed on two devices at a time, one of which must be a mobile phone.
Amazon Prime customers in India now have to pay more if they opt for monthly and quarterly subscriptions. The price of the annual subscription remains unchanged at Rs. 1,499. Customers can also avail of the Prime Lite membership, priced at Rs. 999 per year, which offers more basic benefits than the full Prime membership.