Bang for the buck

With the entry of Disney+ into the Singapore market, Jan Lee compares the offerings of streaming services

The Mandalorian.
The Mandalorian.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
The Queen's Gambit.
The Queen's Gambit.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
I May Destroy You (2020).
I May Destroy You (2020).PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
British comedy Fleabag (2016 to 2019).
British comedy Fleabag (2016 to 2019).PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
Ted Lasso (2020 to present).
Ted Lasso (2020 to present).PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
Train To Busan: Peninsula (2020).
Train To Busan: Peninsula (2020).PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
Vacation Of Love.
Vacation Of Love.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX
Keeping Up With The Kardashians (2007 to present) - starring (above from left) Kris Jenner and Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian.
Keeping Up With The Kardashians (2007 to present) - starring (above from left) Kris Jenner and Kourtney, Khloe and Kim Kardashian.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, AMAZON STUDIOS, APPLE TV+, CLOVER FILMS, DISNEY, HBO, IQIYI, NETFLIX

Pricing: $11.98 a month or $119.98 a year for up to four concurrent streams and unlimited downloads of content on up to 10 devices. Also has a GroupWatch feature for subscribers to watch content with family and friends remotely.

Content: The service will launch more than 650 films and 15,000 episodes of television under six entertainment brands - Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, Disney, National Geographic and Star.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 18, 2021, with the headline 'Bang for the buck'. Subscribe