Spotify is one of the most feature-rich and popular music-streaming services. Well, after years of wait Spotify is now finally launched in India. This popular music-streaming service is now available for both Android and iOS users in India.
So here’s everything you need to know about Spotify’s launch in India.
Spotify Launched In India
Last year Spotify CEO Daniel Ek announced that Spotify will be soon launched in India. Surprisingly, Spotify was silently launched in India on Tuesday evening. Consequently, users can now directly download and install Spotify application from the Google PlayStore.
It is worth noting that, the company hasn’t made any official announcements about the launch. That said, users can now download and install the Spotify application in the Indian region. Furthermore, pricing for Spotify’s premium subscription have also been revealed on Spotify’s website for the Indian region.
Spotify Launched In India: Subscription Pricing
Spotify’s India pricing for the premium subscription is Rs. 119 per month and the annual pricing is Rs. 1,189 per year. As compared to Apple Music, Spotify’s pricing is just Rs. 1 less for the monthly plan and Rs. 11 for the annual plan.
Every new user can sign up for a 30-day free trial. While users who used Spotify Premium using VPN services can migrate to the Indian pricing by changing their default location.
In addition to recurring Spotify subscription, users can also purchase one-time top-ups. The rates for these one-time top-ups are as mentioned below.
- Rs. 13 per day
- Rs. 39 for seven days
- Rs. 129 for one month
- Rs. 389 for three months
- Rs. 719 for six months
India is the second most populous country in the world and hence it’s a profitable market for Spotify. That said, Spotify’s adoption rate won’t be exceptionally high due to popular competitive music streaming services like Gaana, Google play music, Apple music, Amazon prime music, Wynk, and Jio music.