After establishing itself as the leader in Android smartphones, the Korean manufacturer Samsung now wishes to expand its applications ecosystem. In addition to its own virtual assistant S-Voice to overshadow the iPhone 4S, Samsung also tackles the music market.
A new service called Music Hub is positioned against Spotify and iTunes. The latter has a catalog offered by Digital 7 and containing 19 million shares. The user is able to buy songs or albums and then sync them to their various devices or access offline. One option charged at 9.99 euros per month can upload their music on a storage space of 100 GB Only songs not on the catalog of Samsung will be counted against this quota. The option also adds a premium radio system with a customized recommendations and unlimited streaming catalog.
Galaxy S3Bought by mSpot the technology co. earlier this year, Music Hub is initially proposed available to holders of a Samsung Galaxy S3 and will then descend on other manufacturer’s smartphones. When asked by our colleagues at Pocket-Lint, TJ Kang, vice president of the Media Services department at Samsung, said: “we have the largest catalog. We want to be the biggest Apple “. He adds that Music Hub will not only available on smartphones but also offered as a web service accessible from a computer and the TV brand with a dedicated application.