Spotify, the Music streaming service has formally launched in India, in both free and paid plans. Spotify Premium India subscription price is Rs. 119 per month and Rs. 1,189 per year. Spotify also gives top-up packs for those who don’t want to pay for a recurring subscription. These top-up packs start at as small as Rs. 13 for one day and can go up to Rs. 719 for six months period. Spotify is the music streaming service with the greatest number of paying subscribers in the world. India is the 79th country that Spotify has launched.
In India, Spotify says it is endeavoring more than 40 million songs and 3 billion playlists. Spotify is known for music streaming but it also features podcasts. The service can be used on Web, Android and iOS, but it also has apps on various other platforms such as Xbox One, Windows 10, PlayStation 4, Amazon Echo, smart TV, smart speakers, etc.
Once you tap the Search button on the app, you’ll see Bollywood, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telegu, among other categories. This will vary on your preferences. In India, users can also pick from playlists of songs from movies, actors, as well. In India, the free tier of Spotify is better than other countries, as for the first time, it lets users run ‘every song’ on demand.
Talking about the payment options, Spotify only accepts credit and debit cards – Visa or Mastercard. For all other plans including the annual subscription and one-time packs, users can opt for credit or debit cards, Paytm, and UPI.