If you are a fan of movies, cartoons, series or documentaries, Netflix and their subscriptions are for you. The site allows you to order the video you want to view from the thousands available, depending on the subscription you choose. Netflix is also available via Canal Plus now .
You just need to be connected to the Internet from a digital medium, such as a SMART TV, a TV with Android box, a PC, a smartphone or even a tablet. Be careful , however, by subscribing to Netflix from France you will only have access to French content. If you wish to have access to Netflix US in addition, we advise you to read this article for details.
To take advantage of these offers, you must first choose one of the 4 subscription plans per month with different prices : Essential, Standard, Premium and the DVD package (a special offer for the USA). What differentiates these 3 formulas is the number of screens and the quality of the video. We especially advise you to compare Amazon Prime Video and Netflix before making your choice. Amazon Prime Video is offering more and more unique content and you can try it for a month free, offer valid for a limited time.
Netflix feature review
HD quality and corresponding prices
As for the image quality of the videos offered by Netflix, it depends on the formula you have chosen. For the Essential plan, you are entitled to a screen with standard quality equivalent to 720 x 876 pixels. This option is available for 8 euros per month
For the Standard plan, you can see the movies on two screens at once with HD video quality equivalent to 1280 x 720 points. And finally, for the Premium formula, Neflix offers you 4 screens at the same time with videos in HD (high definition) or UHD (Ultra High Definition). This option is available for 11 euros per month
If the screens are compatible, the image quality is 3840 x 2160 pixels. To do this, you must obtain a UHD or 4K screen. You must also have a minimum Internet speed of 25Mbit per second. This option is available for 14 euros per month
Live & Replay Control
With Netflix, you can watch live TV shows like documentaries as well as movies and series. It should be noted that Netflix has its own programs.
You have the choice between watching an entire program or streaming or, if you are short of time, put it in pause mode and restart the video when you return. The best part is that Netflix does not impose any advertising on you. That’s why you pay a premium in terms of price.
You can also download unlimited your favorite programs if you use Netflix on iOS or Android and even on your PC. Thus, no need to connect to the Internet to view the downloaded videos.
Netflix can be viewed on all connected devices (game console, streaming player, smartphone, Smart TV, smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop), without time or place limits. Once you have the Netflix software or app, you have access to all of the content available according to your plan.
Some devices even come with a Netflix app preinstalled, but if you don’t, you can download it from the Internet. However, the options of the application may change depending on the medium you are using.
Netflix is therefore compatible with all operating systems, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc. It synchronizes each device to your account so that you can keep all the settings and recordings (direct, replay, rec).
Live TV & VOD
It is clear that Netflix is not the first platform to offer unlimited VOD (Video On Demand) service for movie lovers. It is also available on Orange’s Livebox on channel 70, on Bouygues Telecom’s Bbox Miami as well, on channels 144 and 172. You can see your favorite channels live.
In addition, for each package, you are entitled to thousands of programs. You can then watch at any time a movie or a program that you like, Netflix responds well to its VOD function.
Netflix offers other interesting functions such as the Kids version for children from 0 to 12 years old. Children’s favorite movies and series are available and you can manage everything with the Parental Control feature or by using a PIN code.
What is unfortunate is that you cannot configure the schedule to choose the time period during which your child can watch Netflix Kids version.
Netflix Test & Compatibility
Netflix gives you the advantage of watching your favorite shows live wherever you are. All you need is a device connected to the Internet. Currently, there are also Android TV Boxes that have become popular.
They offer better video quality and 4K UHD compatible sound. But to avoid hackers, netflix has blocked its app on some Android TV boxes. Before getting a box, if you want to take advantage of Netflix offers, you must first find out about this. However, you can install a certified Chromecast or Android TV box.
Do & Roku
Netflix offers a Kodi extension that you can see in Alelec Repository. Thanks to it, you can now connect to your Netflix account wherever you are and can watch Netflix on Kodi.
The NetflixMBC is an easy-to-install add-on even if the installation takes several minutes. With this add-on, you will have access to all programs worldwide.
Remember that normally, some programs are not available in certain countries. This extension allows you to avoid this inconvenience. You will just need a Kodi VPN. If the extension does not work, there are other alternatives: cCloud TV, ExodusFR, Poseidon, Oculus are alternatives to download from the Internet.
If you have a Roku device, you can also use it to watch Netflix. You can view existing series and films in your selection and according to the categories available to you.
All videos are in HD but this requires a high connection speed. You can also activate closed captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing. Finally, on Roku, Netflix offers a setting to activate parental controls.
Netflix is available on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch). However, version 10.0 of iOS is required, but Netflix can work on iOS version 5.0 devices if they already have a built-in Netflix application.
On an iOS device, you can see all the programs offered, regardless of their category. You can also search for a specific program that you want to watch.
For navigation, the DIRECT and REPLAY functions are indeed available. As for the resolution, with an iPhone and an iPod Touch, the streamings can be viewed in 720 pixels. For iPhone 6 and iPhone 7 devices, the maximum resolution is 1080 pixels.
If you have an iPad, the resolution is 720 pixels, and the iPad with a Retina screen also supports Netflix streaming with a resolution of 1080 pixels. For the AirPlay copy function, you must be connected to the Internet. Finally, a great advantage for those who have Netflix on an iOS device is the playback in Dolby vision.
Netflix is also compatible with set-top boxes, Blue-ray players, game consoles, streaming players and Smart TVs.
Netflix offers thousands of programs from 190 countries, and each package is interesting especially since it is now possible to have Netlfix via Cana Plus . We benefit from several advantages such as the free trial of 1 month and the subscription is without engagement, on the contrary, we can cancel at any time and easily. It is important to purchase a subscription corresponding to the viewing device.
The user can configure his profile according to his needs and preferences, he can also customize his favorite programs. An account can be recharged or given as a gift to another person.
The video quality is good, you can use any operating system, and any medium. To answer our problem, yes, Netflix does better than the competition although it has some flaws like all the others.
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