Spotify recently announced that they are going to add HiFi Audio quality later this year. Spotify competitors like Amazon Music and Tidal already have this feature. And now Spotify is also adding lossless music streaming features. Spotify announced this on their “Stream On” Virtual Event.
Spotify said on their website this is a one of most requested new features by their users.
Spotify HiFi will be available later this year and it’ll deliver CD quality lossless audio to your device and your Spotify connected speakers. With this Spotify HiFi feature you’ll be able to listen to your favorite tracks with a lot more detail and clarity.
Spotify also said on their web site that “we’re working with some of the world’s biggest speaker manufacturers to make Spotify HiFi accessible to as many fans as possible through Spotify Connect”
Spotify tested this HiFi audio feature to a small group of people in the past, now they’re going to launch this feature in selected markets. And Spotify didn’t announce a price for this Spotify HiFi feature. As of today, Spotify still offers 320kbps audio quality.
Amazon Music HD Service is similar to Spotify’s HiFi and it’s first introduced back in 2019 at $14.99 per month ($12.99 for prime users). Tidal also supports lossless audio from its very beginning. Tidal subscription price is a bit higher than Amazon Music HD at $19.99 monthly for the HiFi plan. Tidal also offers a Tidal Master Plan that’ll stream even more high-resolution 96kHz / 24bit audio.
Spotify also announced on their “Stream On” Virtual event that they are expanding Spotify Music Stream Service to 85 New markets including Sri Lanka
At the time of writing this article, Spotify has already released their music streaming service to 85 new countries, including Sri Lanka.
And all the 85 markets will get Spotify free and spotify premium plans. users in new markets can access Spotify on mobile apps and in the browser. Apps for TV, consoles, speakers, wearables, and cars will be launched in the next couple of months