Apple Music increased its price and now it is more expensive than Spotify, in United States. According to the manzanita company, the reason is that the license costs also increased its value.
But how much money are we talking about?
According to SlashGear, the base plan, which was previously $9.99 per month, is now $10.99. While the family plan, which was $14.99 per month, is now $16.99.
Spotify Premium in the United States it has a value of 9.99 dollars per month in its individual plan; the duo costs $12.99 per month, while the family is $15.99 per month.
apple explained in a statement sent to TechCrunch the reason for the price increase.
“Apple Music, Apple TV+ and Apple One subscription prices will increase starting today. The change in Apple Music is due to an increase in licensing costs and, in turn, artists and songwriters will earn more for streaming their music,” the company said.
However, it defends itself with better offers for users, regarding the quality of the service.
“Also we continue to add innovative features that make Apple Music the best listening experience in the world.”
Apple Music vs Spotify, which is better?
Which company has a better offer for users? ¿Apple Music o Spotify?
SlashGear released this comparison, and the results are as follows: depth in libraries of music is higher on Apple Music (100 million songs) than on Spotify (80 million).
While, audio quality It’s better on Apple Music than on Spotify. The apple service offers its clients Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos. Daniel Ek’s company, for its part, has not yet launched its Hi-Fi level.
So, point for point, Apple Music beats Spotify. Another issue is the pocket of each person and how much they are willing to pay.