Amazon Offers Unlimited Photo Storage for Prime Subscribers

As part of ongoing efforts to improve its Prime subscription plan, Amazon today announced a new unlimited photo storage option for its Amazon Prime members. The option is part of the retailer's Cloud Drive service that allows customers to store their files in Amazon's cloud.
"This time of year in particular, families are capturing thousands of photos of holiday parties, family gatherings and opening presents," said Greg Greeley, Vice President Amazon Prime. "With free unlimited photo storage, we’re providing one more reason for members to use Prime every day. Prime has always allowed members to conveniently save time and save money, and now with Prime Photos they can save memories too."
Amazon's photo storage is accessible via the Cloud Drive Photos app for the iPhone and iPad [Direct Link]. The free mobile app automatically and securely uploads full resolution photos to Amazon Cloud Drive. Users then can view their photos on a variety of devices and share them directly from the mobile app.

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This new unlimited Photo storage is one of two new features Amazon has added to its Prime membership after raising the annual cost of the service to $99 earlier this year. Amazon previously debuted its Prime Music streaming service, providing members with unlimited, ad-free streaming from a library of over a million songs.

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68 months ago
And Apple still offers only 5GB of iCloud storage when will Tim Cook learn.
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68 months ago
Now I'll have photos in Amazon's Cloud, documents in Dropbox, and still nothing in iCloud Drive because it's so inconvenient to access.
Rating: 12 Votes
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68 months ago
Does this mean we could theoretically rename file extensions with .jpg, .png, etc. and store virtually anything?
Rating: 10 Votes
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68 months ago
Apple should at least give free 5GB icloud space for EACH iOS device. And maybe they should consider making that 10GB in the near future. Because with the current plan, I'm not using iCloud.
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68 months ago
Omg please come to Germany. I love prime.

Free over night shipping, instant video, two free ebooks a month for only 15€ a YEAR as a student

ICloud Drive is the worst apple service. So confusing and complicated to use
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68 months ago

Apple should at least give free 5GB icloud space for EACH iOS device. And maybe they should consider making that 10GB in the near future. Because with the current plan, I'm not using iCloud.




OneDrive gives a lot more I forgot how much but Microsoft a lot more free than 10GB, iCloud free storage space is a joke.
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68 months ago

Give away?? They raise the price of Prime 25% a year. That's their plan. Lure you in on the ground floor then bleed you dry over the years just like the cable company.


When did amazon or bezos kick your dog or curb stomp you in the past ? Every post you have in this is anti amazon .

I paid 79 almost 7 years ago for amazon prime when the plan first was offered.

They just recently raised it to 99.

Your 25% cost raise a year is ********.


They've added cloud - streaming - music and I still save tons of money yearly simply buying tons of monthly subscriber items for the kids needs - ship Xmas presents free all over the country - and can have a 100lb heavy bag next day aired for 2.99.
Sunday delviery for free is the norm here too.

Sorry but amazon prime is an amazing deal for a family that actually buys items and this unlimited storage is even sweeter perk now.
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68 months ago

And Apple still offers only 5GB of iCloud storage when will Tim Cook learn.


for Free... you do understand Prime is at the cost of $99 a year... yes it includes other goodies. But to maintain your unlimited cloud storage you need to keep paying.
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68 months ago
Make you more and more tied to Amazon means higher chances you'll renew your yearly Prime subscription and Prime users spend more than 4x more with Amazon than normal members.
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68 months ago

For $12/year (0.99¢/month) for 20GB it's a no brainer for ease of use directly from iOS devices. That makes them money. Cook and team aren't idiots.


But its a pain in the d to use... even on iOS devices
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