What’s the difference between Showmax Mobile and Showmax Standard?

19 April 2021

What’s the difference between Showmax Mobile and Showmax Standard?

When new subscribers sign up for Showmax, they have the option to choose between the Mobile and Standard versions of Showmax or Showmax Pro. So, what’s the difference?

The Showmax Mobile and Showmax Pro Mobile are perfect for anyone who only watches on a mobile device. (Find out the difference between Showmax and Showmax Pro here.)

Showmax Standard and Showmax Pro are ideal for Showmax subscribers who use more than one device to watch, like a laptop or computer, or a smart TV, or for families who want to stream two shows concurrently.

Video qualityStandard Definition (SD)High Definition (HD)
Which devices?Smartphones & tabletsSmartphones, tablets, computers, smart TVs, media players, and gaming consoles
Number of streams1 stream2 devices can stream at the same time
Number of devicesMobile only is limited to one registered device.Up to 5 devices can be registered, with 2 able to stream at the same time
CatalogueFull access to everything on Showmax/Showmax Pro.Full access to everything on Showmax/Showmax Pro.
Casting No Yes

How much does Showmax cost? 

ShowmaxShowmax MobileShowmax ProShowmax Pro Mobile
South AfricaR99R39R449
BotswanaBWP 96BWP 36BWP 216BWP 108
NamibiaN$ 99N$ 39N$ 295N$ 149
MauritiusUSD 7.99USD 2.99USD 26.99USD 13.99
TanzaniaTSh 20,000TSh 7,800TSh 46,000TSh 23,000
ZambiaZMW 192ZMW 72ZMW 432ZMW 216
*Rest of Africa$7.99$2.99$17.99$8.99
DiasporaUSD 8.99USD 4.49Not availableNot available

*Showmax Pro is available in: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comores, Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, DRC, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Réunion, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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