K-Drama or Korean drama is actually quite loved by teenagers, especially women. Not only teenagers, many housewives also follow episode after episode of their favorite Korean drama.
Unfortunately, not all Korean dramas are broadcast on local TV stations. Sometimes we need to buy DVDs or streaming so we don’t miss our favorite Korean drama episodes.
Did you know that there are steps to watch Korean dramas on Android or iOS phones? As long as you have a tablet or smartphone with fast internet, then you can watch your favorite Korean dramas.
10 Best and Legal Korean Dramas Apps For Android And Iphone
Valay.CO will list 10 applications for watching Korean dramas that are legal via Android or iOS devices below.
In early 2016, Netflix has officially entered Indonesia. You need to pay a subscription fee to be able to see movies and TV series that are playing on Netflix. The advantage of Netflix is that subtitles are available in Indonesian. This is not one of the attractions of Netflix considering that many movie streaming applications do not yet provide Indonesian subtitles.
Netflix has a wide variety of popular Korean drama titles that are fun to watch. With easy access and the availability of subtitles in Indonesian, Netflix is a comfortable place to enjoy a wide variety of interesting content from South Korea. Unfortunately there is no option to view free on Netflix. Like it or not, you need to subscribe to the available packages.
Well, this one is the most suitable Korean drama watching application for you. It is Viu that provides subtitles in Indonesian. This application also allows you to download content so you can watch it offline to save your internet data plan. You can download content in SD (Standard Definition) or HD (High Definition) quality.
Not only providing TV series, Viu also offers your favorite movies and music shows. With Viu Basic only you can download content for free. However, unless you crave ad-free while watching, then you can subscribe to Viu Premium.
Not only providing television series from Korea, Viki: TV Dramas & Movies also provides TV shows from Mainland China, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand. This application includes providing text along with various languages, such as English, Spanish, Chinese, and many more.
Still remember the Korean drama Descendant of Sun which was very booming in 2016? Yes, you can watch the drama played by Song Joong-ki and Song Hye-kyo through Viki. Stream your favorite Korean movies anytime and anywhere by relying on a WiFi connection or internet data from your smartphone. In fact, you can interact with other viewers with the existing chat feature!
Because it is already in Indonesia, iQIYI users in the country can now enjoy Korean drama and film content on iQIYI comfortably because it is equipped with Indonesian subtitles. Indonesian subtitles in iQIYI can be selected after the user activates full screen mode.
Some of the features offered by iQIYI are Watch History to make it easier for users to view anywhere and anytime, Collections and Downloads to save quota including being able to view offline anytime and anywhere, and others. If users want to see the newest and most popular content first, iQIYI offers VIP facilities with high video quality!
WeTV is not a reliable place to watch original and popular dramas (including Korean dramas), movies, and variety shows. To provide a pleasant viewing experience, WeTV is equipped with a number of excellent features.
Some of them are categorizing where movies, dramas, and variety shows are categorized in different pages, continue viewing to help users remember where the movie was watched and start immediately from that section, to subtitles.
Vidio is a local streaming platform that offers local and international TV channels, the best movies and series as well as interesting and entertaining videos. So far the Vidio application has been downloaded more than 10 million times on the Play Store and can be a comfortable place to watch content from the Ginseng Country.
In addition to offering a paid package, Vidio also provides a number of content that can be enjoyed for free, including several Korean drama titles. Interestingly, subscription packages on Vidio are available on a weekly basis, so that they can be an option for users who crave to try watching premium content on Vidio first.
iFlix is a fast growing film streaming platform in Southeast Asia. In fact, this application includes providing K-Drama for you lovers of Korean dramas and movies. Besides K-Drama, iFlix also provides Hollywood movies that you can watch or download for free.
One of the most important things, iFlix provides subtitles in Indonesian. This application includes providing pages for children that provide films and shows suitable for children.
Drakor.ID is an application for watching Korean dramas that you can download. The value and value of this application is the presence of Indonesian subtitles which can help you to be aware of the story line that is being watched.
You can see the latest Korean dramas that are still on-going though. Unfortunately, the Drakor.ID application is not yet available on iOS devices. However, this application is available on the Play Store for Android-based HP users.
· Subscription fee: From IDR 10,000 per week or IDR 30,000 per month (info as of January 2021) · Free viewing options: Yes · Download link: Android | iOS
Previously, Vision+ was called MNC Now and has been using its current name since 2020. Vision+ offers broadcasts from local and premium channels, feels like it comes from sports broadcasts, box office movies, entertainment shows, dramas, and so on.
Thousands of hours of Indonesian and international movies and TV series available on Vision+ consist of various genres, such as comedy, romantic, family, action, or horror. You can also see a number of well-known Korean drama titles on Vision+, especially dramas aired by the tvN channel.
· Subscription fee: Based on Telkomsel data plan · Free viewing option: Yes · Download link: Android | iOS
MAXstream is a video application that displays thousands of movies and TV series from MAXstream Original, HBO GO, MyPlay, NOMO, Starvision, Sushiroll, Vidio, Viu, WeTV, iflix, and many other interesting shows. MAXstream includes providing various channels, such as NET TV, RTV, RCTI, beIN SPORTS, WARNER TV, HBO, and many more.
The existence of a similar work between MAXstream and a number of companies providing video streaming facilities allows MAXstream users to view a wide variety of interesting content titles, including Korean dramas and films.
However, because it is owned by Telkomsel, only Telkomsel users can fully enjoy MAXstream content, while other operator users can only enjoy limited content.
11. Genflix 2.0
· Subscription fee: IDR 5,000 daily or IDR 49,000 per month (info as of January 2021) · Free viewing option: Yes · Download link: Android | iOS
Genflix 2.0 is an Indonesia-based streaming facility that broadcasts a wide variety of movies and other entertainment. Genflix 2.0 provides thousands of viewing hours of selected films, feels like they are from Indonesian films, Hollywood, Thailand, Korea, Europe, Iran, Japanese anime, TV series, and so on. For Korean dramas themselves, the title is actually still limited in Genflix 2.0, but there’s nothing wrong if you want to try it.
Those are some Korean drama watching apps that you can try. Some applications, such as Vision+, MAXstream, and Genflix 2.0, actually have limited Korean film or drama content, but in the future they may increase the number. If you have experience using the applications above, please share with other readers in the comments column.