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On Valentine’s Day, unwind with some fantastic Android streaming apps.

Whether you’re planning a romantic home-cooked meal for two or whether you’ll be spending the day on your own, your favourite streaming service will be there for you. TCL takes a look at some of the best streaming services available for your Android device.

  1. Apple TV

You don’t need an iPhone to enjoy the growing selection of high-quality, original shows and films on Apple TV+. The service includes award–winning original shows, movies, and documentaries from the world’s most creative storytellers. Some of the more acclaimed and popular shows are Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, Slow Horses and Severance.

  1. Amazon Prime Video

Amazon is making some impressive investments in producing high-calibre content. Prime Video delivers exclusive Amazon Originals like The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, The Boys, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Good Omens, Reacher and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, along with a selection of shows and movies from other producers.

  1. BritBox

Created by BBC and ITV, two powerhouses of British TV, BritBox offers the largest collection of British mysteries, dramas, comedies, lifestyle and documentaries — all in one place. It includes a well-curated selection of newer content and much-loved British classics.

  1. Disney+

Disney+ is the streaming home of your favourite stories. With thousands of hours of entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, there’s always something to explore. Stream the latest movie releases, exclusive original series, and a catalogue of classics with more stories added every week.

  1. MUBI

If you’re a film buff interested in world, cult and art cinema, MUBI is the place to find an ever-changing collection of hand-picked films—from new directors to award-winners and from everywhere on earth. A new film is added to the selection each day, with thousands of titles to choose from.

  1. Netflix 

Looking for the most talked about TV shows and movies from the around the world? They’re all on Netflix. It has award-winning series, movies, documentaries, and stand-up specials. And with the mobile app, you get Netflix while you travel, commute, or just take a break. Popular titles include the likes of Wednesday, Stranger Things, Ozark, Squid Game, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story and Bridgerton.

  1. SABC+

SABCPlus brings your most loved shows, films, news, radio, sport, catch-up and weekday drama from SABC 1, 2, 3 and Sport to your fingertips.

  1. Showmax 

Showmax offers a wide variety of TV shows and movies, including international gems from heavy hitters like HBO and locally produced originals. Content on offer includes Top Gun Maverick, one of 2022’s biggest box-office hits, and The Last of Us, the much talked-about adaptation of the beloved PlayStation game.