Spotify goes hi-fi. Effectively, “HiFi.” It’s taken longer than opponents like Tidal and Amazon Music, however at present, the main subscription music service introduced a brand new lossless streaming tier that may permit listeners to get probably the most from their digital music library. The information got here at at present’s Spotify “Stream On” digital occasion.
Spotify HiFi shall be accessible later this 12 months, in line with the corporate. Spotify has examined higher-quality streaming up to now, however now it’s going to launch the brand new subscription extra broadly — however nonetheless “in choose markets.” Extra particulars on the brand new providing are anticipated to comply with after the occasion.
Amazon rolled out Amazon Music HD in 2019. The lossless plan prices $14.99 per 30 days (or $12.99 for Prime prospects), a premium over the usual Amazon Music Limitless service. Tidal, which has supported high-resolution audio since its very starting, is priced barely increased at $19.99 month-to-month for the “Hello-Fi” plan.
Apple Music nonetheless lacks any sort of lossless streaming tier, regardless of Apple promoting the very high-end AirPods Max headphones.