What is Amazon Digital Charge? A Complete Guide

Amazon Digital

What is the reason you see AMZN DIGITAL in your credit or debit card report? What is the Amazon Digital charge?

Do not worry if you don’t know the answer – most people are still confused about the concept.

We are here to help you understand it all and prevent you from blocking future Amazon transactions.

So it is:

What is Amazon Digital Services?

Amazon digital can ship almost anything, including a new gardening tool, interior accessories, and digital products such as movies, e-books, or audiobooks. These items fall under the Amazon Digital Services umbrella.

Let’s take a closer look at each one:

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is a streaming platform that allows you to view video content like movies, TV shows, and sports. These contents are compatible with any smart device, TV, or phone.

However, this isn’t your usual service. It allows you to access content from other platforms. There are over 100 so-called Amazon Prime Video Channels. Take, for example:

  • HBO
  • Cinemax
  • Showtime
  • Starz
  • CBS All Access
  • Hallmark Movies

There are many other options.

Prime subscribers get unlimited access to all content from Amazon Prime Video.

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Kindle Unlimited

Kindle Unlimited is a dream for digital bookworms. You have unlimited access to more than two million ebooks and thousands of audiobooks. There are even subscriptions for magazines.

Amazon services are available for a monthly fee, but new users have a 30-day free trial.

Amazon Audible

Amazon Audible has audiobooks in many languages, podcasts, and audio tracks that can help you sleep better.

You will need to pay for membership depending on which plan you choose. To get an idea of the service, you can try it out for 30 days before you decide to commit.

Amazon Music Unlimited

Access to more than 75 million songs in HD and millions of podcasts, stations, and well-curated playlists. You can download the content for offline listening without paying an additional Amazon digital download fee.

Amazon Music Unlimited is available on the following devices:

  • Smart TVs
  • Android devices
  • Apple devices
  • Computers
  • Alexa-enabled devices
  • Some cars

Amazon Kids+

Premium content for children aged 3-12 years old can be accessed in the form of books, movies, TV shows, and educational apps.

Parents can filter content that they do not like, limit screen time, and set educational goals.

Amazon Drive

Amazon Drive is a cloud-based storage solution. It lets you store files, photos, or videos securely.

First-time users get 5GB free. If you require more space, you will need to subscribe.

What’s an Amazon Digital Charge?

Amazon charges for their service to simplify things. Depending on your preference, you will be charged either monthly or annually. All services come with a 30-day trial.

Prime members may be eligible for discounts or free access.

Amazon Digital Service apps typically cost $0.99. However, Kindle users will be required to continue paying a $2.99 fee.

Let’s take a look at the rest.

Amazon Prime

After a 30-day trial of Amazon Prime, you have the option to either pay $12.99 per month or $119 per year. You also have Prime Student Monthly starting at $6.49, and Qualified government Assistance starting at $5.99 per month.

All prices include tax.

Amazon Prime Video

Prime members have access to the service for free, and they don’t need to pay an additional Amazon service fee. Users who are not Prime members will be charged $8.99 per month (tax included).

But: You will need to have a separate subscription for Amazon Prime Channels.

Kindle Unlimited

Amazon charges $9.99 per month or $119.98 annually to gain access to this service. Taxes included.

Amazon Audible

Prime members as well as non-members must pay a subscription fee in order to have full access to Audible materials. Depending on which plan you select and how many credits you have, the monthly cost will be between $7.95 and $229.50 per year.

Credits are perks that come along with different digital services. One credit is equal to one premium title you can keep. You can have more premium titles the more credits you have.

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Amazon Music Unlimited

Prime members pay $7.99 per month and $79 annually to access Amazon digital music products. Rest will have to pay $9.99 per month.

Amazon Kids+

Prime members receive a 10% discount on Amazon Kids+ subscriptions There are four plans available, with different charges for Prime members and non-Prime members. Depending on which plan you select and whether or not you have any subscriptions, the cost will vary between $2.99 per month and $99.00 per year.

Amazon Drive

Prime members will enjoy this service even more, as they get unlimited high-resolution photo storage. Amazon accounts come with 5GB of free space. Additional space will cost you more.

Are there any free Amazon Digital Services?

Unfortunately, no.

But. You can avoid Amazon digital charges in two situations.

The free trial period is the first. The trial period usually lasts for 30 days but can extend to up to 90 days with Amazon Music Unlimited (terms and conditions).

This is the second when the user is an active Prime Member. However, the second is only for certain services, as we mentioned previously.

Wrap-up — Amazon Digital charges

Amazon Digital charges are fees you pay to use services or purchase non-physical items. Those include music, e-book, movies, etc.

It will appear on your credit card or debit card report under the AMZN DIGITAL.

Prices will vary depending on whether you are a Prime member or what subscription plan you choose.

Don’t be afraid! It’s all good fun.

Written by
Zoey Riley

Zoey Riley is editor of The Tech Trend. She is passionate about the potential of the technology trend and focusing her energy on crafting technical experiences that are simple, intuitive, and stunning.  When get free she spend her time in gym, travelling and photography.

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