Slate users get ad-supported music streaming with new Spotify Shuffle feature
We hoped it would happen and at a press event yesterday, Spotify confirmed the service is launching, for free, on iOS and Android tablets.The price to pay, when compared to the subscription membership tiers, is that you will receive adverts but essentially it will be the same experience desktop users have enjoyed over the last few years.
So that gives you access to over 20 million songs, the ability to create and share your own playlists and those of others and use of the new ‘Shuffle’ feature. Spotify Shuffle allows you to search for an artist and play their entire back catalogue on, er, shuffle.
At the same event, Spotify also announced it was bringing its service to 20 new markets, beginning straightaway.
Play full artist back catalogues with Spotify ShuffleOf course they would love you to sign up to Spotify Premium which will cost you £10 monthly but gives you total on-demand, ad-free access to your music in high quality, offline mode and access to the recently launched Spotify Connect, which is an AirPlay like feature and beginning to appear in the likes of Bang & Olufsen, Denon, Marantz, Philips, Pioneer and Yamaha audio products.
You can get the iOS version here and Android users can grab it from Google Play.
Have you downloaded yet? What are your thoughts?
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