- Google Play Music finally arrives in India.
- It offers a music catalogue of over 40 million local and international hits.
Google has announced the Play Music service that lets you subscribe and listen to music at a price starting of ₹89/month. However, this price is valid only for the first 45 days, and then the service will be available for ₹99 per month.
Compared to Apple Music that costs ₹120/month, Google Play is cheaper. Other services like Gaana, Saavn and Hungama also offer monthly subscriptions at ₹99. It is available on Android, iOS and web, and people can opt for a free trial too.
It allows users to listen to songs in a number of languages including English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam. Users can also upload up to 50000 songs and access from their device with their Google Account. The subscription offers access to Google's complete catalogue, offline listening and on-demand access.
Google Play Music claims to let you stream music using minimal data on mobile. "When you subscribe, you can enjoy offline listening, and be prepped with an offline playlist based on what you’ve listened to recently, even if you forgot to download them ahead of time," Elias Roman, Lead Product Manager, Google Play Music writes in a blogpost.
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:56 PM IST