Netflix price (2021): which subscription to choose? Guide

You’ve made up your mind to subscribe to Netflix, but you don’t know which formula to choose nor what are Netflix prices in 2021 ? The American streaming platform often changes its formulas and since this summer, its prices have increased.

While many people prefer to choose alternatives to Netflix such as Prime Video or Disney +, a Médiamétrie study relayed by Europe 1 revealed that more than 19 million French watched movies and series on Netflix every month.

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To guide you in your choice of Netflix subscription, we have identified you the proposed offers by the platform, updated in real time. Because Netflix also offers subscription offers with third parties, we will also explain to you what are operators who offer to subscribe to Netflix.

With our Netflix 2021 guide, you should be able to have all the keys in hand to make your choice consciously. Let’s start without further ado with the prices and features of Netflix subscriptions.

What price for a Netflix subscription?

If you want to enjoy all the movies, series, documentaries, animes available on Netflix, it’s possible between € 8.99 and € 17.99 per month in France. No matter which offer you choose among the three offered by Netflix, you will be able to access theentire catalog of the streaming platform in unlimited. And this, on all compatible devices: smartphone, TV, computer, tablet.

So what are the differences between the 3 subscriptions that Netflix offers? Here are the details of Netflix subscriptions in France in 2021:

1) Netflix Essential Package

This is the cheapest Netflix subscription, to € 8.99 per month. At this rate, you cannot use the platform on 1 screen simultaneously. For this price, you are entitled to good video quality in SD (480p) on your smartphone, tablet, computer or TV. It’s the bare minimum formula, in a way. It is ideal for single people who do not plan to share their subscription, for example.

2) Netflix Standard Package

Intermediate subscription, Netflix’s Standard plan costs € 13.49 per month. At this price, the video quality is much better than the Essential formula since you can watch your programs in HD (1080p). With this “mid-range” formula, Netflix is ​​available on two different screens simultaneously. It is therefore perfect if there are several of you at home. What to avoid dramas and arguments …

3) Netflix Forfait Premium

This is Netflix’s most expensive offering. Why choose a premium account? Obviously, this is the most complete among the Netflix 2021 subscriptions. 17.99 euros per month, you can watch your series and movies on four different screens simultaneously. All this in HD, even in Ultra HD (4K). Les amateurs du binge-watching will be won over by this formula. If you want to share your Netflix account with your friends or family, this is the best plan.


The 3 Netflix subscriptions

Netflix Essential Netflix Standard Netflix Premium
Price 8,99 € 13,49 € 17,99 €
Simultaneous screens 1 2 4
HD (1020p) Non Yes Yes
Ultra HD (4K) Non Non Yes

If your needs, your desires or your budget change from month to month and you want to change your Netflix plan, it is entirely possible in just clicks. To find out all about how to subscribe to Netflix, change your plan or delete your account, see below in this 2021 Netflix subscription guide.

Before we get into the Netflix tutorials, let’s talk about the competition. In 2021, Netflix no longer has the primacy of the most popular series and movies available on SVOD. In the video streaming landscape, Amazon and Disney, but also Apple, have launched their platform. Ultimately, customers would have to split between each and change their subscription over time to vary their catalog.


Alternatives to Netflix

If the Netflix catalog does not interest you that much, know that it is not the only streaming platform available in France. And fortunately ! Let’s take a look at the different alternatives to Netflix.

Amazon Prime Video

Little by little, Prime Video is making its place in the media landscape. With a well-stocked catalog (films, series, documentaries) and original and really great programs (like the series The Boys or the documentary Orelsan: Never show that to anyone), you have plenty to watch. Good news ! The Prime Video subscription costs just € 5.99 per month, cheaper than Netflix.

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Disney+

Disney joined the streaming race in 2020 (after several months late). Its strength: a very complete film catalog, with many classics that we will never be able to do without. All the Disney Pixars are there, but also The Simpsons, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Original productions and novelties are also present like the series The Mandalorian Where Luca. Disney + is watched by more than 5.5 million French people per month (Médiamétrie). All for just € 8.99 per month.

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ADN, Wakanim, Crunchyroll

For anime lovers. Because if Netflix is ​​expanding its catalog of Japanese productions, these three streaming platforms are much more complete. Normal, they are specialized in Japanese animation. All the classic animes are at your fingertips: The attack of the Titans, the last season of Demon Slayer, all of One Piece

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The best HBO series are on this streaming platform. Game of Thrones, Euphoria, West World, The Watchmen… And many other programs. All this, from 9.99 euros per month.

And if you are curious to discover Netflix catalogs from other countries, we explain how to unblock them.

How do I subscribe to Netflix? Tutorial

Then ? Are you convinced? Have you found the Netflix plan that’s right for your needs and your wallet? So much the better ! All you have to do is subscribe. here is the method to subscribe to Netflix in 2021.

Screenshot of the Netflix homepage

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Subscribe to a Netflix subscription from the site

  • Go to the official netflix site
  • Enter your email address
  • create a password
  • Choose the right package: Essential, Standard, Premium
  • Define your payment method

Netflix: subscribe with your operator

If the most common is to subscribe to Netflix from the application or the website, you can also access the streaming platform from your ISP (internet service provider). To do this, you can add Netflix as an option… but also subscribe to Netflix for free, at no additional cost thanks to Free.

The Netflix offer at Free

To get Netflix at no extra cost with Free, you can choose offers it Free Delta. Its most premium internet box and which includes several additional services such as Netflix, at no additional cost, all for € 39.99 / month for the first year. With it, it will therefore be possible to enjoy 280 television channels and not pay the Netflix supplement at € 8.99 / additional month.

39.99 €

For 12 months

instead of 49.99 €

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in more than 110 destinations and to mobiles in France

Without engagement

Freebox Delta

Option(s) : inclus : My Canal, Netflix, Prime Video

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This does not mean that only the Free Delta box can accommodate Netflix. The Freebox Pop and Revolution are also affected, but the subscription to Netflix Essential or other Netflix subscriptions will require an additional payment. The prices are the same as those charged if you subscribe from the platform. The advantage is to be able to group your monthly payments into one and simplify your due dates for withdrawals from your bank account.

19.99 €

For 12 months

instead of 44.99 €

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in more than 110 destinations and to mobiles in France

With commitment

Freebox Revolution

Option(s) : inclus : My Canal, Netflix, Prime Video

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29.99 €

For 12 months

instead of 39.99 €

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in more than 110 destinations and to mobiles in France

Without engagement

Freebox Pop

Option(s) : inclus : My Canal, Netflix, Prime Video

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The Netflix offer at Bouygues Telecom

By subscribing to a Bbox (fiber or ADSL) at Bouygues Telecom, you are entitled to optional Netflix from € 8.99 per month (Netflix Essential subscription). The principle is the same as that of Freeboxes which offer to subscribe to Netflix directly from their Internet subscription.

15,99 €

pendant 1 an

instead of € 29.99

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in France and 110 destinations

With commitment

Bbox Miami

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22,99 €

pendant 1 an

instead of € 39.99

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines and mobiles in France and to landlines in more than 110 countries

With commitment

Bbox Miami

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The Netflix offer at SFR

If you are an SFR customer, good news. For you too, it is possible to subscribe to Netflix through your ISP from 8.99 euros per month. Here are the different compatible operator offers:

16 €

For 12 months

instead of 38 €

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in France

With commitment

Box 7

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16 €

For 12 months

instead of 33 €

Detail

Unlimited calls to landlines in France

With commitment

Box Plus

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The Netflix offer at Orange

Small difference if you subscribe to Netflix at Orange since you can subscribe to the OCS + Netflix pack at an advantageous price and save money. If you only need Netflix, you can subscribe from 8.99 euros, like with other operators.

Note that if you plan to change your internet box, you can benefit from free Netflix for a few months depending on the operator chosen and the offers of the moment. In addition, whatever your ISP, accessing the platform is even easier from your TV. And like everyone else, we like it when everything is simpler. Discover our internet box comparator.

You want to cancel your Netflix subscription and choose Prime Video Where Disney+ ? Note that all Netflix subscriptions are without engagement. So if you want to quit Netflix, you can do it with just a few clicks. We explain how to cancel or delete your account on the streaming platform.

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