Amazon has given its Prime Video user interface a major overhaul for TVs, Android devices, and other streaming devices. A major highlight of the update is the dedicated sports menu on the homepage that will allow users to stream live and pre-recorded content in the category. Also, like Netflix, Prime Video also gets new sections like “Top 10 Charts”, “Super Carousel” and more.
Amazon Prime Video UI Improvements: What’s New
With the new update, Prime Video now features a “Top 10 Charts” category that “showcases popular and trending content on Prime Video in a highly visual and easily navigable way.” The new “Super Carousel” section features titles like Amazon Originals and Exclusives and Prime Video Cinemas, so they’re more easily visible to users.
The refreshed home screen now comes with a new navigation menu on the side that houses icons for Home, Store, Find, Live TV, Free with Ads and My Stuff. These categories will have sub-categories that include “Movies,” “TV Shows,” “Sports,” “Channels,” “Rent or Buy” and more.
Amazon has also introduced a new sports menu. According to the company, the “Sports” menu has a cinematic feel with a dedicated carousel to display the leagues and teams of your interest. The page will also include sports documentaries and additional content, such as replays and popular sports videos, to keep you connected with your favorite teams.” Users will find streaming stations including live sports and events in this menu.
Amazon will now make it easier for users to better understand their Prime membership perks. They’ll see a new view indicating which all videos are included for them and which videos are available to rent, buy, or subscribe to. Amazon says that near the top of Home in the “My Subscriptions” row, you can access all the videos included with your Prime membership with just one click.
Amazon Prime Video revamps the UI with a dedicated Sports tab, improved navigation first appeared on BGR India.