Apple Music prices slashed in India, now cheaper than Spotify

    Apple Music subscription plans have been reduced for all platforms. Apple Music is now available at 99 for a monthly rate which is cheaper than Spotify’s 119 plan.

    By: MARCIA SEKHOSE
    | Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 14:09 IST
    Apple Music is now available at a monthly plan of  <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>99.
    Apple Music is now available at a monthly plan of 99. (Shutterstock)
    Apple Music is now available at a monthly plan of  <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>99.
    Apple Music is now available at a monthly plan of 99. (Shutterstock)

    Apple has slashed prices for subscription plans of its music streaming service. Apple Music is now available at a monthly rate of 99. It was earlier priced at 120.

    In addition to the monthly plan, Apple has also reduced prices of its student and family plans, and also its yearly plan. Students can now subscribe to Apple Music for a monthly price of 49 as opposed to the previous 60 plan. Apple Music monthly family subscription plan has been dropped from 190 to 149.

    As for the yearly subscription plan it is now available at 999. Apple would earlier offer Apple Music at a yearly price of 1,200. Apple's new subscription plans for Apple Music are currently live for users in India.

    The new subscription plans for Apple Music notably comes after the entry of two major international players in India. Apple Music's biggest rival, Spotify launched its services in India last month with monthly plans starting at 119. Spotify also offers top-up plans starting at 13 per day. Shortly after, YouTube Music made its debut in India. Like Apple Music now, YouTube also offers a monthly subscription plan at 99.

    Recently JioSaavn and Gaana also started offering up to 75% discount on yearly subscription plans. JioSaavn Pro's annual subscription plan is now available for a dirt cheap price of 299. Gaana is also offering its premium 'Plus' service at the same price for a year. JioSaavn and Gaana's annual subscription plans are originally priced at 999 and 1,098 respectively.

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    First Published Date: 05 Apr, 12:38 IST
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