Amazon launches Unlimited Cloud storage for $59.99 per year

Amazon has announced two new unlimited storage plans for its cloud based storage service, Amazon Cloud Drive.

Amazon Unlimited Photos plan costs $11.99 per year with a three month trial available. As a part of the Unlimited Photo Plan, customers will get 5GB of additional space for videos and other documents and files.

The company said the Unlimited Everything Plan allows the user to store an infinite number of photos, videos, documents and music for $59.99 per year. A three month trial is also available with this package.

“With the two new plans we are introducing, customers don’t need to worry about storage space- they now have an affordable, secure solution to store unlimited amounts of photos, videos, movies, music and files in one convenient place,” said Josh Petersen, director of Amazon Cloud Drive.

Amazon Prime members get unlimited photos plan free of charge but can upgrade to the Unlimited Everything plan at any time by paying $59.99.

The other cloud storage providers are Dropbox, Microsoft, and Google.

Dropbox is a free service that lets user bring their photos, documents and videos anywhere and can share them easily. It provides 2 GB of storage space for free. 1 Terabyte plan is available for $9.99 per month.

Microsoft OneDrive provides 15 GB of storage for free. 100 GB is available for $1.99 per month and 1 TB for $6.99 per month whereas Google Drive offers 15 GB of free storage space and 1 TB plan is available for $9.99 per month.

Shilpa Khatri
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