Apple’s music streaming service is all set to be double the price in the UK as in the US. The standard price for individuals in the United Kingdom for Apple Music will be £9.99 a month for access to 30 million songs, live radio and an artist-led social media platform. In India, Apple Music pricing has not yet been revealed, though iOS 9 beta testers got an early look. Although a sign-up menu for Apple Music that started appearing for some developers and public beta testers on iOS 8.4 beta 4, revealing that the subscription-based streaming music service could cost a little as Rs 120 per month in countries such as India and Russia for 169 rubles.
In the United States, Apple Music subscribers will have to pay $9.99 per month or for a Family plan priced at $14.99 per month eligible for six members. It goes up to Rs 180 per month, when you live in India and accessing the family account for Apple Music. iTunes Match in the US costs $24.99 per year, while in the India is goes with Rs 1200 per year, which could be a big deal.
At this year’s WWDC keynote, the company has finally made announcements of many new products, by means could be the OS for Mac (OS X 10.11 El Capitan), for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch (iOS 9) and a revamped version of its own music streaming service, Apple Music. Boasts over 30 million songs on its music library, but you have to admit that this service does more than just streaming musioc. Also brings with it the world’s first 24/7 global radio called Beats 1, includes some experienced talents like BBC’s Zane Lowe, along with her, Artists like Dr. Dre, Will I Am, Pahrrell, and Drake among other will hep curate music playlists for listeners.
However, the lower prices in these countries are not confirmed beyond these screenshots, they would be in line with similar pricing offered by rivals such as Rdio, Guvera and Gaana. Apple Music streaming service will also comes with Connect, which it helps artists connect with their fans by uploading their music, photos, as well as studio sessions, lyrics and other behind the scenes clips/pics.
The subscription-based service will be available for a monthly fee after a three-month free trail for iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, Mac and PC. Apple TV and Android versions of Apple Music service will be iterated in the fall.
Apple Music in question will go live with global radio station and social platform for artists to connect with fans, launches June 30 on iOS 8.4 and iTunes. Versus will help it take on the likes of Saavn (Rs 120 for Saavn Pro Lite, Rs 250 per month for Saavn Pro) and Gaana (Rs 99 per month) in India.