Quite a few official playlists with Indian music have just been added to Spotify, courtesy the newly appointed Senior Editor of Indian Culture, Heems. Spotify is the world's largest on-demand music streaming service. Former OLX India CEO Amarjit Singh Batra recently joined the company to head its Indian arm. Spotify will face stiff competition when they launch. With over half a dozen established music streaming services, both local and global companies are offering a mix of inexpensive subscription options and ad-supported tiers. Here's a comparison of the largest on-demand music players in India. Price Most streaming services have settled on a price of ₹99/month, with discounts for users who pay in advance for a multi-month subscription. Service Price per month Discount for pre-paying for multiple months? Free tier? Free trial Saavn ₹99 Yes Yes 1 week Gaana ₹99 Yes Yes 2 weeks Amazon Music ₹93.25* Not applicable No 1 month Google Play Music ₹99 No Yes 1 month Apple Music ₹120 (₹60 for students; ₹190 for families of upto six users) No No 3 months Hungama Music ₹99 Yes Yes 1 month Wynk Music ₹99 Yes Yes 1 month * Amazon Music comes with a ₹999 yearly subscription to Amazon Prime, which includes Video. Amazon Music is not sold separately Note: Since JioMusic is merging with Saavn, we're not including the former in any comparison. Payment options Service Credit Cards Debit Cards Paytm Google Play Credits Net Banking Carrier Billing Auto-renewal? Saavn Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Only on Google…
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