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Difference between Netflix and Hulu

Main Difference

There are many streaming options in this age. Different people use different channels to streams their desired programs, shows, dramas or movies. Among these streaming options there are two most popular and famous i.e. Netflix and Hulu. Although the basic purpose or use of both is the same they are different from each other based upon their content library.Content library of Netflix contains vast variety and collection of movies and thousands of older TV Shows while on the other hand content library of Hulu consists of large collection of current Season TV Shows and also small collection of the movies. Streaming of Netflix is ad-free which is a big advantage and users attract towards it. While in its comparison the streaming of Hulu offers ads which is quite irritating for its users. Both of the services are paid and are available for a wide variety of devices. Hulu generates about $695 million revenue while on the other hand Netflix generates about $3.6 billion. Hulu offers Stereo sound of audio quality while on the other side Netflix offers Dloby Digital 5.1 of audio quality.

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Netflix

netflixNetflix is one of the most popular and famous streaming sites for TV shows and seasons. Content library of Netflix contains vast variety and collection of movies and thousands of older TV Shows. It chargers different prices for different number of screens. $8 to stream on 1 screen at a time. $9 to stream on 2 screens simultaneously in HD. $12 to stream on 4 screens at a time. For Blu-Ray discs it charges $2 per month. Streaming of Netflix is ad-free which is a big advantage and users attract towards it. The official website of Netflix is www.netflix.com. It was founded in 1997. Headquarters of Netflix lies in Los Gatos, California and U.S. Nitflix offers DVD Quality, 720p, 1080p HD Quality. Netflix generates about $3.6 billion. There are few anime titles on Netflix and most of them are dubbed. Audio quality is Dolby Digital 5.1.

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Hulu

huluHulu is one of the most popular and famous streaming sites for TV shows and seasons. Content library of Hulu consists of large collection of current Season TV Shows and also small collection of the movies. Streaming of Hulu offers ads which is quite irritating for its users. Hulu does not work on smartphones and tablets. Offical website for Hulu is www.hulu.com. It was founded in 2007. Headquarters of Hulu lies in Los Angeles, California and U.S. It offers 288p, 360p, 480p and 720p HD quality. It charges $7.99 per month as subscribtion charges. Its basic service is free but not all shows are available for free. You can get ads free streaming on Hulu but you have to pay $11.99 for ads free service. Hulu generates about $695 million revenue. There are many anime titles in Hulu and most of them are subbed. Audio quality is Stereo sound.

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Key Differences

  • Offical website for Hulu is www.hulu.com while that the official website of Netflix is www.netflix.com
  • Content library of Hulu consists of about 1650 TV Shows and about 2500 movies while on the other hand content library of Netflix consists of about 100000 movies and many many TV Shows.
  • Headquarters of Hulu lies in Los Angeles, California and U.S while the headquarters of Netflix lies in Los Gatos, California and U.S.
  • Hulu was founded in 2007 while that of Netflix was founded in 1997.
  • Netflix has about 10% more subscribers than that of the Hulu.
  • Hulu offers 288p, 360p, 480p and 720p HD quality while on the other hand Nitflix offers DVD Quality, 720p, 1080p HD Quality.
  • Streaming of Netflix is ad-free which is a big advantage and users attract towards it. While in its comparison the streaming of Hulu offers ads which is quite irritating for its users.
  • Hulu generates about $695 million revenue while on the other hand Netflix generates about $3.6 billion.
  • There are many anime titles in Hulu and most of them are subbed while on the other hand there are few anime titles on Netflix and most of them are dubbed.
  • Current TV Shows and Seasons are generally available at Hulu but if we go on the Netflix the current season TV series episodes are generally not available.
  • Hulu offers Stereo sound of audio quality while on the other side Netflix offers Dloby Digital 5.1 of audio quality.

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