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These devices will not be compatible with the cheapest version of Netflix with advertising

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The cheap Netflix plan will not be available on all devices. Here the complete list.

During the next few weeks, some countries in the world will have access to the ‘Basic with ads’ subscription of Netflix; however, it was learned that not all devices will be compatible with this service.

This limitation will make it impossible to log in, so if you want to opt for this plan, which is cheaper, you need to check if you can enjoy the same way as the others on the devices you have plans.

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Though Netflix ensures that non-compatible devices are “a small percentage”, several of them are very popular, traditional brands or have recently reached the market.

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Among the products that do not allow this economic plan and with ads, there is a wide variety, including cell phones and video game consoles, which allow you to convert a traditional television into a SmartTV.

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First of all there are the chrome cast first, second and third generation; these devices of Google they do support the other subscriptions, but not this new one.

The cheap Netflix plan will not be available on all devices. Here the complete list.
The cheap Netflix plan will not be available on all devices. Here the complete list.

It will also not be available anywhere. AppleTV, not even in the recent 4K, announced just a few days ago; as well as in the Playstation 3while yes in the PlayStation 4 and 5.

In the case of cell phones, the limitation is also wide: all iPhones with iOS 14 version or earlier are left out of the compatible list; that is, from the iPhone 6 down. Same as cell phones with Android 7 or lower.

For those who have a Amazon FireTVof any version, there will be compatibility with the ad plan.

How is the Netflix ad plan

This subscription format is only available in 12 countries, for now. Canada, Mexico, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Korea, United States, France, Italy, Japan, and United Kingdom they already have it activated, while in Spain It will start operating on November 10.

The operation of this plan is that for a lower price, 6.99 dollars per month, you can access most of the catalog of Netflix, with the obligation to see advertisements every hour for four or five minutes, the duration of each advertisement will be 15 to 30 seconds and it will not be possible to skip.

Movies and series that are not available appear with a lock icon, in addition, they can only be viewed in 720p quality and there will be access to the video games offered by the platform.

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The cheap Netflix plan will not be available on all devices. Here the complete list.
The cheap Netflix plan will not be available on all devices. Here the complete list.

The advertising that is displayed will be directly related to the type of content that is displayed and the information that is provided to the platform, so it will be personalized in a certain way.

“After you subscribe or change your plan to the Basic plan with ads and choose your main profile, we will ask you to provide us with your date of birth and gender. We use this basic demographic data, as well as general location information based on your IP address, to tailor advertising and improve product offerings.

Another restriction will be the impossibility of downloading content to watch it offline, as well as advancing or skipping the ad, you can only stop playback, but then it will resume at that same point, and you can only log in on one device.

Yes indeed, Netflix clarifies that for those who create child profiles there will be no advertising in that type of account.

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