What you have to know
- Amazon is launching a newly redesigned UI for its Prime Video streaming service.
- The UI encompasses a simplified navigation menu, a brand new Dwell TV web page, and redesigned carousels for higher content material discovery.
- The redesign will roll out first on Fireplace TVs and Android telephones, with iOS and the online to observe.
With “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy” a mere couple of months away, Amazon is giving its Prime Video streaming service an improve with a brand new look.
The replace, which was announced on Monday, modernizes Prime Video for straightforward navigation and even simpler methods to find content material. For starters, the navigation menu has been moved from the highest to the left with fewer choices to pick from, reminiscent of Residence, Retailer, Discover, Dwell TV, Free with Adverts, and My Stuff. You will discover that choices reminiscent of “Films” and “TV Exhibits” aren’t included, however that is as a result of they’re being included as sub-navigation choices when looking for one thing to look at.
One other important change is to the carousels. Whereas the present UI is uncomplicated with the identical sized rows, the brand new UI will higher spotlight the content material you are already into and content material you may need to get into. The Proceed Watching row will embody a progress bar to point out you the place you left off, whereas a brand new “Tremendous Carousel” shows massive playing cards to showcase featured content material.
And in case you want a bit extra assist discovering content material to look at, Prime video’s Prime 10 Checklist will provide you with a straightforward have a look at what’s trending so you’ll be able to keep up-to-date on the most recent and biggest exhibits and flicks.
For Prime members with extra subscriptions to companies like Starz and Paramount+, this content material could be simply accessed by the “My Subscriptions” row. Prime Video additionally has a brand new Dwell TV web page that presents sports activities and different applications in an simply recognizable information for straightforward channel browsing.
Lastly, the Discover search operate has been overhauled to present customers loads of methods to seek out what they’re on the lookout for, from classes to filters, with content material simply marked so you may know what content material you have got free entry to.
These modifications mirror the latest updates made to Amazon’s Fireplace TV UI, which centered on simplified navigation, personalization, and a simple method to entry stay TV.
“We’re redesigning the Prime Video expertise to focus on our broad collection of content material and to make it simpler for purchasers to seek out the content material they love,” Amazon says in a weblog submit on Monday.
“The brand new Prime Video expertise presents content material with wealthy, immersive imagery, considerate particulars, and a brand new colour palette. Our new carousels additionally showcase titles in a method that makes the expertise much less busy and overwhelming for our clients.”
Amazon says these modifications are arriving this week on the Android app and good TVs reminiscent of Amazon’s Fireplace TV units, with iOS and the online to observe.
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