Spotify HiFi information (High Fidelity, a term used for high fidelity music) has been circulating for a long time, but on Monday (22), the streaming audio services platform officially announced its new category of linked to the Premium plan. The announcement, made during the Stream On event, also pointed out that the novelty will arrive later this year.
For those unfamiliar, Spotify HiFi has the promise of being a stream geared towards high sound quality. The idea is for users to be provided with “lossless, CD-quality audio” through smartphones or stereos compatible with Spotify Connect. “Artists and fans have told us that sound quality is important to them. We agree, which is why today on Stream On we announce Spotify HiFi. From the end of this year, Premium subscribers in selected markets will be able to improve their sound quality. for Spotify HiFi and listen to your favorite songs the way the artists intended, “announced the company.
As it stands today, Spotify reaches a maximum of 320 kbps of audio. To highlight the difference of a high definition sound, the platform even published a video with Billie Eilish, see:
The feature will not be included in the subscription price, but the company has not yet announced how much the HiFi plan should cost. For now, Spotify Premium Individual is costing R $ 16.90 per month, with Spotify Premium Universitário at R $ 8.50 per month, Spotify Premium Duo at R $ 21.90 month and Spotify Premium Família at R $ 26.90.
Tidal, competitor of Spotify, already has plans in the HiFi category, also under the promise of better than normal sound quality: Standard for R $ 33.80 per month, Family for R $ 50.70 per month, with subscription for up to 5 members, and Student at R $ 16.90 per month.
Source: The Verge
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