Spotify Lite launches in SA & 35 other countries
Spotify Lite is dynamite in a small, fast package.
Yesterday we touched on Spotify’s Lite offering, but let’s dive right in.
“Music is meant to be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of your network connectivity, data plan, and whether you have the latest phone or not,” Spotify’s blog post reads.
Therefore, Spotify has launched a ‘Lite’ version of its parent app.
Lite is a small, fast, and simplified version of the music experience that works much like the main Spotify app.
“You’ll still be able to search and play your favourite songs and artists, save them, share with others, discover new music, and enjoy playlists made just for you, but with a few extra features making it ideal for older devices and operating systems,” the post continues.
Lite is only 10 MB, so it’s quick to install and load without taking up all your space.
The Lite side of Spotify
Lite 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—without worrying about data.
“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.
Spotify-Lite is now available in 36 markets* across Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa (including SA) on Google Play with more markets and features to foll