Spotify goes hi-fi Well, “HiFi”It took longer than competitors like Tidal and Amazon Music, but today, leading subscription music service announced a new level of lossless streaming that will allow listeners to get the most out of their digital music library. The news arrived at the Spotify virtual event «Stream On» of the company
Spotify HiFi will be available later this year and «will deliver music in CD quality lossless audio format to your device and Spotify Connect compatible speakers, which means fans will be able to enjoy more depth and clarity while enjoying their favorite from the slopes”
Spotify has done small, better streaming tests in the past., but it will now launch the functionality more widely – with the caveat that it will only be available “in some markets”Pricing has yet to be announced Better streaming has apparently been one of the top customer demands; in the current state of affairs, Spotify reaches an audio level of 320 kbps
Amazon launched Amazon Music HD in 2019 The lossless plan costs 14 $99 per month (or 12 $99 for Prime customers), a premium over the standard Amazon Music Unlimited Tidal service, which has supported high-resolution audio from the very beginning, is a slightly higher price at 19 $99 per month for the package «Hi-Fi» Tidal offers what he calls «Tidal Masters» that go up to high resolution audio 96 kHz / 24 bits Smaller services like Qobuz have also sought to appeal to audiophiles with lossless streaming
Apple Music, on the other hand, still has no lossless broadcast level, despite the sale by Apple of very high-end AirPods Max headphones.
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News – US – Spotify HiFi is a level of lossless streaming coming later this year