Apple Tv vs Hotstar

Apple TV v/s Hotstar

With the advancing of the OTT apps, it become difficult to choose the best. It would be very tough for you to conclude any of them.

So here we will compare two OTT apps that will help you in concluding the best for you.


Apple TV

Apple TV is a set-top- box that allows the television to become a display screen for Internet content. 

Once connected, the Apple TV platform allows end-users to display digital data from their own iOS devices, as well as from a number of partner sources. Apple TV OTT platform requires the end-user to have an iTunes account and Internet access. The box itself is about the size of a hockey puck and connects to a TV with a High Definition Multimedia Interface(HDMI) cable. Apple TV is controlled externally either through the infrared remote control device that comes with the product or through a free Wi-Fi mobile app, called Remote, that is available from the iTunes store. The fourth-generation Apple TV also provides voice control capabilities through integration with Siri, Apple’s digital assistant.

Features:

  • -Apple TV 4K lets you watch movies and shows in amazing 4K HDR and with Dolby Atmos sound.
  • -The newest Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K come with a Siri remote, which lets you summon Apple's digital assistant and navigate the media streamer by voice.
  • -Newer Apple TV OTT platform models have a lot in common with iOS devices, and one of the more useful features they share is the app switcher. 


  • -Apple TV ott platform has built-in AirPlay compatibility that allows you to send content from an iPad or iPhone to a connected television screen.
Apple TV

Hotstar 

Disney+ Hotstar (pronounced Disney Plus Hotstar) is an Indian subscription video-on-demand streaming service owned and operated by Star India, a subsidiary of  The Walt Disney Company India. This OTT app in India features two paid subscription plans — "VIP", which focuses on domestic programs and sports content (including Indian Premier League ), and "Premium" featuring premium international films and television series (including HBO, Showtime, Disney+ original series, and other original series from Disney Television Studios).

The Disney+ Hotstar VIP subscription plan comes with a vast library of content across various languages including Hindi and other Indian regional languages.


Features:


User Interface:

Amazon prime OTT platform uses clever algorithms to tailor its content to you, recommending shows and movies you might like based on your past viewing habits. 



Compatibility:


Amazon offers 4K content, and it doesn’t charge any extra for the privilege.





Hotstar


Now let's compare both the OTT App's and see which one is better to use.


Apple TV:

Pros:

  • Not only does Apple TV stream – it stores, too. You can place films, videos, and photos from iPhones, Macs, and iPads on it and watch them whenever you want.
  • Its interface is more intuitive than most.
  • It synchronizes its work easily with any other Apple device.
  • Apple TV also includes its own gaming platform, called Apple Arcade.
  • With more ways to watch, play, and connect, Apple TV 4K delivers the best viewing and listening experience in your home.

    Cons:
  • No cables provided as shipped. Compatible cables have to be purchased separately.
  • Does not support older HDTVs that lack HDMI support.
  • No official internal storage or the ability to store content.
  • Hardware cannot be upgraded -- processor, RAM, or Storage.
  • Limited support for audio and video  formats. The 2nd Gen model does not support 1080p streaming (3rd Gen does).
  • A small selection of rental content on iTunes, no ability to purchase content directly.


Hotstar:

Pros:

  • Without login, you can watch content.

  • The picture quality is very good.

  • Hotstar OTT app provides free online Streaming for 1)Sports 2)TV 3)News

  • Hotstar OTT platform allows quick availability of TV serials and other news in different languages.

  • Layout and Design are average.

Cons:

  • In the Hotstar OTT app, some specific tv shows available

  • Hotstar app takes time to load the website and application.

  • Even if your internet speed is high the website takes time to load.

Apple TV:

Free 7-day trial 

$4.99/ Monthly

 

Hotstar:




Plan name 

Monthly Subscription Cost with number of screens 

Annual Subscription cost with a number of Screens

Disney+ Hotstar premium

$4.99

$20.60

Disney+ Hotstar VIP

NA

$5.48


And off-course like 5000+ more software you can access free trials for both Hotstar and Apple TV here at AnyTechTrial.Com

In our general overview, we would say that Apple TV OTT platform has always had a unique appeal for those invested in the iTunes ecosystem, mainly because it's been the best—and often only—way to get Apple iTunes content onto a TV. While Hotstar has sports content such as live cricket. It also has a lot of region-specific content and also has a live tv feature for a certain channel.


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