Music is meant to be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of your network connectivity, data plan, and whether or not you have the latest phone. That’s why Spotify Lite was officially announced today.
It’s a small, fast, and simplified version that gives you an unparalleled music experience. It works much like the main Spotify app. Users are still be able to search and play their favourite songs and artists. You can still save them, share them with others, discover new music and enjoy playlists made just for you. However, there are a few extra features making it ideal for older devices and operating systems.
“Spotify Lite was built from the ground up based on user feedback from around the world, allowing millions more to enjoy the world’s best music experience — especially in areas with limited bandwidth and phone storage.” says Kalle Persson, Senior Product Manager at Spotify. “Lite can be downloaded separately, both for Free and Spotify Premium users, and used either alongside or independently from the main Spotify app on all Android phones running version 4.3 or higher.”
More info about Spotify Lite
You can easily control your data and storage. It’s only 10 MB, so it’s quick to install and load while offering the same great listening experience that lets you discover, play, and enjoy millions of songs.
It also comes with the ability to set a data limit and get a notification when you reach it. This way, you’ll be able to focus on finding your next favourite song—not worrying about data.
No need to worry if you’re running low on storage. The app also allows you to control your cache, and clear it with a single tap.
Spotify Lite is now available in 36 markets across Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa on Google Play. More markets and features will be coming your way as the Spotify Lite experience gets improved.
Here’s the list of countries where you can use Spotify Lite:
Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, South Africa, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, India.
You can download the Spotify Lite app via the Android store or on the official Spotify Website.