Many applications such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video and Hulu allow users to watch full-length movies on their smartphones, as of 2015. Smartphone users can also purchase and download movies to their smartphone through services such as iTunes.
Netflix and Hulu require users to pay monthly fees to stream movies and TV shows to their smartphones. Amazon Prime Instant Video requires a subscription to Amazon Prime, which comes with a yearly fee. All of these services require users to connect smartphones to either wireless Internet or mobile data services. Services like iTunes require users to download movies or TV shows to their phones before viewing.