Netflix and Amazon are the giants that have dominated the world of online content while overshadowing almost all other streaming services. Therefore, in the thriving collection of Video-on-Demand services, it is hard for a new one to stand out or be noticed. To succeed, newcomers must not only be interesting but also affordable. On the same notes, Watcho is a new streaming service trying to make its name.
So, what is Watcho? What does it cost? What does it offer? We, here at FlickZee, are here to answer all your question.
What is Watcho?
DishTV has launched Watcho to compete in the pool of streaming services. It features over 100 Live Channels, original series, short films and movies in many languages like Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. Watcho also allows you to upload your videos so you can express yourself on a big platform and be a star!
Watcho- Free Trial, Subscription Price and Plans
As a part of an Introductory Access Program, all of Watcho’s premium content is available for free for three months. This offer lasts longer for DishTV and D2H users, who will have six months of free access.
Upon the ending of the free trial, users must pay to access the content. The proposed plans are:
- INR 30: Monthly
- INR 150: 6 Months(Promo offer)
- INR 300: Yearly
What Will I Get with Watcho Premium Subscription?
Watcho has a separate section of content called Premium content, marked with a ‘Premium’ tag on the poster itself. It will consist of originals, spotlights and premium content of various TV Channels.
Some of the content of the premium collection includes:
- Can I Give You a Lift?
- The Lying Game
- Breathe of Vision
What Content Does Watcho Offer?
Watcho has a ton of content in various categories and languages, be it movies, series or short films. There is also a selection of 100+ Live TV channels available only to DishTV and D2H users at the moment.
Watcho has a special feature called Spotlight, which consists of exclusive cooking, fashion and comedy standup shows like Look I Can Cook with Shipra Khanna, Shruti’s StyleO, etc.
- Rakhtha Chandana
- Breaking News
- Virgin At 27
Popular Hindi Movies
- Ganga Meri Maa
- Prem Tapasya
- Return of International Khiladi
- Jhoothi Shaan
- Mere Badle Ki Aag
Popular Regional Movies
- Gang Leader
- Guru Shishyan
- Aakasame Haddu
Popular Short Films
- Iss Dil Ka Kya Karoon?
- What the Film
- Ghalib in New Delhi
- Bloody Bombay
- Baap Re Baap
Popular Live TV Channels
- ZeeTV HD
- Zee Cinema HD
- Zee News
- Discovery Turbo
- Animal Planet HD World
Watcho- Device Supportability
- Web browsers: Visit the website www.watcho.com
- Android: Android version 4.4 and later
- iOS devices: iOS 10 and later
What features does Watcho offer?
Watcho has a standard player and good player controls and settings for video quality.
- It has a lock feature on the mobile version that allows you to lock the screen so that accidental touches or swipes do not skip forward the video.
- As a registered user, you can add videos to your watchlist and share them on social media.
- There are also selected content available as catch-up programs.
- You can set parental controls for Watcho with a four-digit pin.
What Are Some Alternatives and Competitors to Watcho?
|Subscription Plan Details||Watcho Subscription||Jio Subscription||AltBalaji Subscription||Vodafone Play Subscription||Airtel TV Subscription||MX Player Subscription|
|Free Trial or
|Free for 3 months for a regular user, and 6 months for DishTV and D2H users||Free||First 3 episodes of every TV Series||Unlimited Free for Selected Prepaid and Postpaid Customers||Unlimited Free for Selected Prepaid and Postpaid Customers||Watch for Free, with Ads|
|Monthly Plan||INR 30||N/A||–||–||–||Free|
|3-Month Plan||N/A||N/A||INR 100||–||–||Free|
|6-Month Plan||INR 150||N/A||–||–||–||Free|
|Yearly Plan||INR 300||N/A||INR 300||–||–||Free|
|Simultaneous Streaming||1 Device||1 Device on which the SIM is working||5 Devices||–||–||Unlimited Devices|
|Premium Features||Various Genre, Live TV, Catchup TV, Plays, Originals, TV shows, No Ads, List making, Sharability, Unlimited Access to Subscription Content,||Various Genre, Curated Content, Cult Classics, No Ads, List making, Sharability, Unlimited Access to Subscription Content,||Unlimited Access, Offline download||Free 1 year Amazon Prime & 2,3,12 months Netflix Subscription||Offline Download, Selected content of Zee5
Free 3 months Netflix & 1 year Amazon Prime Subscription
|Pro app for INR 370, Lifetime free Ads|
|Offers||N/A||Only available to Jio Prime Users||Free for Selected users of Airtel, Jio & Vodafone||NA||NA||–|
|Service & Content-Type||On-Demand Streaming, Live TV, Catch Up TV, Plays, Movies, TV Shows, Originals||On-Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows||Original TV Series, Movies & TV Shows||On-Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows, Originals of ErosNow & AltBalaji||On-Demand Streaming, Movies, TV Shows
Originals of ErosNow, AltBalaji, Live TV
|On-Demand Streaming, MX Originals, Movies, TV Shows, Content from All Web Series & few other Streaming Services|
|Data Usage per Hour||N/A||N/A||750 MB (SD)||2 GB (HD)||2.2 GB (HD)||800 MB (HD)|
The Pros and Cons of Watcho
- Currently, the first few months of watching are free for all users.
- There is a good amount of original content.
- Watcho Spotlight features a variety of exclusive web series by famous YouTubers
- You can upload your content to stand a chance to win prizes and fame.
- You can add videos to your watchlist and share them on social media
- At this early stage, only DishTV and D2H customers can access Live TV
- You cannot download any videos to watch while offline
How to subscribe to Watcho?
To subscribe to Watcho
- Click on the ‘Sign In’ button on the top right corner(Or on ‘More’ in the mobile app and then on ‘Login/Sign Up’)
- Click on the link that says ‘New User? Click Here’ at the bottom of the popup window
- Enter your email or mobile number and click on ‘Continue’. Alternatively, you can register using your Facebook account.
- Enter your name, password, date of birth and gender and click on ‘Register’.
That’s it, you are now a registered user on Watcho! Feel free to add videos to your watchlist, share them on social media and do a lot more. DishTV and D2H users can also Sign Up using their registered mobile numbers.
Watcho Subscription- Is it worth it?
Watcho is a very efficient OTT with a lot of content. So you should subscribe to Watcho if you:
- Are looking for new and varied original content for free
- Want to try out new VODs and their content