By Max Buondonno
This new app adds to the list of apps already on the Google Play Store from Apple, including Move to iOS and the Beats Pill+, the companion app to the recently released speaker of the same name.
APPLE MUSIC OFFERS ACCESS TO A LARGE CATALOG OF STREAMING MUSIC AND MUSIC RECOMMENDATIONS. MUSIC AND MUSIC VIDEOS CAN BE SAVED FOR OFFLINE LISTENING AS WELL. MEMBERSHIPS COSTS $9.99/MONTH FOR INDIVIDUALS, THE SAME AS BEATS MUSIC SUBSCRIPTIONS WHICH APPLE MUSIC REPLACES, AFTER A THREE-MONTH FREE TRIAL PERIOD. APPLE MUSIC FAMILY PLANS FOR UP TO FIVE DIFFERENT ACCOUNTS IS AVAILABLE THROUGH FAMILY SHARING ON IOS AND MAC FOR $14.99/MONTH.
INTRODUCING THE BETA OF APPLE MUSIC ON ANDROID.
NOTES ABOUT THE BETA PERIOD:
• MUSIC VIDEOS ARE COMING SOON.
• SIGN-UPS AND UPGRADES TO FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS REQUIRE MAC OR IOS.
• SIGN-UP PROCESS TO BE OPTIMIZED FOR ANDROID.
As of now, Apple Music is currently available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple Watch, Apple TV 4, Mac, PC, and Android. For comparison, Beats Music which Apple Music is based on and replaces was available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, Windows Phone, and the web.
Reviews on the Play Store will be pretty interesting to see. Beats Music enjoyed an average 4 star review for quite a long time. However, the Move to iOS app has received nothing but negative reviews, other than a few comments about Android fanboys, so it’ll be interesting to see how Google users react to this.
Apple Music for Android (beta version 0.9.0 build 152) is out now on theGoogle Play Store.