Here's what it's like to use Quibi, the new streaming app that only works on your iPhone or Android smartphone

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Quibi, the mobile-only streaming platform, launched on
Monday. 

The app provides users with short episodes or installments of
shows and movies, and the video displays vertically, as Quibi is
only available on iPhone and Android, not on televisions. 

The service is offering a
90-day free trial
for people who sign up in April, and
T-Mobile customers
on some plans will get Quibi access for a
year. 

Quibi will cost $4.99 per month with ads, or $7.99 per month
without ads. 

Here’s a look at what it’s like to use Quibi. 

You can start a 90-day free trial

For the month of April, Quibi is offering new users a 90-day
free trial. After the trial, Quibi will cost $4.99 with ads or
$7.99 without ads. T-Mobile users
on some plans
will get a free year of the service. 

Homepage

Quibi’s homepage shows you an array of its shows that seem to be
tailored to your personal taste. You can scroll through the deck of
shows and click on one to watch. 

Watching a show

Shows display vertically, and you can scrub on the vertical
sidebar to go forward or backward in the video. Normal player
controls are on the bottom. (Quibi blocks show content from showing
up in screenshots.) 

Segments

You’re also able to watch a video by segment. The segment points
are shown on the right, and you can skip forward or backward on the
bottom. 

Browse

The “Browse” page shows you an assortment of Quibi shows,
including categories like “Daily Essentials News.” You can search
for shows and genres at the top. 

Browse curated collections

At the bottom of the browse page are a series of curated
categories like “LAUGH OUT LOUD,” which is described as “Quick and
clever comedies for a guaranteed giggle.” 

Following

By pressing and holding on a show, you can save it to your
“following,” which will create a library of your favorite
shows. 

Downloads

You can save episodes to your downloads folder to watch shows
without using an internet connection. 

Source: FS – All – Entertainment – News
Here's what it's like to use Quibi, the new streaming app that only works on your iPhone or Android smartphone