Disney+ Hotstar revamps its Android, iOS apps: Here’s what’s changed


Disney+ Hotstar has been in the news recently. The company announced last month that it would stop streaming HBO shows on its platform from April 1. Now, a little over two weeks later, the company has completed the rollout of its platform’s revamped interface to all its users.

The revamped interface, which is available both on the web and its Android and iOS based apps, introduces several new features to its users in India. Here are all the things that have changed in Disney+ Hotstar:

better home screen experience

With the new update, Disney+ Hotstar revamps its homepage experience With a large immersive Hero Unit that displays key content information. Profile and account information has been made easy to find, access and the floating action bar on the left helps in easy navigation between TV, Movies, Sports and Homepage.


In the profile section, Disney+ Hotstar offers aAbility to set preferences for each profile and device – video and audio quality settings. In addition, the platform has improved navigation to make it easier to watch seasons and episodes of a title and facilitate better content discovery of similar content.

a new sports viewing experience

The new Disney+ Hotstar interface has a dedicated destination for users to enable immersive sports-specific experiences for top sports. Although it has lost out on digital streams for IPL, the platform has improved the live cricket experience for users by providing detailed live scorecards, ball-by-ball text commentary, etc.

How to get Disney+ Hotstar subscription

hotstar subscription Offered under three categories- Super, Super+ Ad Free and Premium. Super and Super+ offer a maximum video quality of 1080p and allow login from 2 devices. However, a user can log in from 4 devices under the premium plan with the option of a maximum video quality of 2160p.

The Super plan is available for Rs 899 per year, Super+Ad for Rs 1099 per year and Premium for Rs 1499 per year.

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