Disney Plus is a streaming of films and series, arriving from September 15th to Portugal. The price of € 6.99 it is attractive, but it is the content catalog that will decide the success with the Portuguese public.
Then we show you the films in the catalog, series of the streaming, prices and general conditions of the new competing service from Netflix. With the launch in Portugal getting closer, here’s what you need to know about Disney +.
The price of Disney Plus in Portugal is 69.99 € / year
The platform streaming was launched at the end of 2019 in several countries, with the launch in Portugal scheduled for September 15, 2020. The date was announced on the official page of the service where the best content also stands out.
Disney Portugal’s pricing plans are divided between the monthly plan – € 6.99 / month – and the annual – 69, 99 € / year – in both cases with automatic renewal. Disney Plus Portual prices are similar to those practiced in other countries.
The price in Portugal is competitive with the Disney + service being cheaper than Netflix, the biggest competitor. In May 2020, the platform reached 54.5 million subscribers, even before the global launch.
The catalog of original films and series on Disney +
By joining this service, the Portuguese will be able to enjoy films and series produced by Disney, National Geographic, Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar. However, the entertainment giant has already confirmed the development of more exclusive content.
This catalog of Disney Plus movies and series will be joined by more Disney classics, in addition to new productions. The guarantee was given by the American company, promising more than 1000 films, series, originals and more content from its studios.
As soon as it is launched, the streaming service will make the following films available:
|The Lady and the Tramp||Animation|
|Big Hero 6||Animation|
|black Panther||Action / Adventure|
|Iron Man||Action / Adventure|
|captain America||Action / Adventure|
|Apollo: Missions to the Moon||Documentary|
|Before the Flood||Documentary|
This list of Disney films will be joined by new productions such as the exclusive film for the Disney + service, “The Lady and the Tramp”, the remake 2019, with other animation productions and live action gradually reaching the platform.
At the service of streaming several Disney + series also arrive, namely:
- Star Wars: The Mandalorian
- The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
- Wanda Vision
- What if …?
- The Lady and the Tramp
- High School Musical: The series
- Monsters at Work
- Fairy Tale Weddings
- Marvel: Project Hero
- The World according to Jeff Goldblum
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars
- Diary of a Future President
- A day at Disney
- Street Dalmatians 101
- The Great Liar
- Gravitiy Falls
Among these, we highlight “The Mandalorian”, directed by Jon Favreau, is already an international success, with the narrative taking place 5 years after the events portrayed in the 1983 film “The Return of the Jedi”.
Another of the highlights is the “The Simpsons” series, one of the most famous American families, which will enrich the Disney Plus series catalog. We have all seasons of this animated series on Disney +.
Even so, the initial catalog of films and series available is somewhat restricted, with more series already announced, but its availability may change.
Disney + vs Amazon Prime Video vs Netflix
|Disney +||Amazon Prime Video||Netflix|
|Price||€ 6.99 / € 69.99||€ 5.99||€ 7.99; € 10.99; € 13.99|
|Offers||undisclosed||7 days free, 6 months at € 2.99||1 month free|
|Quality||undisclosed||SD, HD, Full-HD||HD; Full-HD; 4K (Ultra-HD)|
|Exclusives||Yes||Yes||Yes (most frequent)|
|Number of equipments||4 simultaneously||3 simultaneously||1; 2; 4 simultaneously|
|Internet connection||No recommendations||No recommendations||3 Mbps; 5 Mbps; 25 Mbps|
Currently, Netflix is the dominant platform, with the largest catalog of films and series available online and offline (after download) for televisions, mobile devices and streaming. Still, competition is growing.
It will be the exclusives of each platform, as well as the price, that will decide its success in Portugal and other countries. Now, we are waiting for the disclosure of the implementation strategy in the market and the respective offers, or recommendations.
The Disney Plus app for Android and iOS phones
Upon launch, Disney + will be available on up to 4 screens simultaneously for each account. In addition, we will have access to content on smart TVs, consoles, computers, streaming and on mobile phones.
As soon as the streaming start operating in Portugal, the application for mobile devices will also be available for Android and iOS devices. This, like other services, will provide access to all content via mobile.
Finally, we can do download of the content to see later, much like what is practiced by Netflix.
Before you go, discover the Amazon Prime Video service, also available in Portugal. In addition, watch the list of channels with free online TV, all working.