Spotify has introduced Spotify Lite, a smaller, faster and more simplified version of their standard music streaming app.
Users of the Lite version of the streaming platform will still enjoy the features and functions of the main app, such as searching and playing their favourite songs, save and share them with others, discover new music and enjoy playlist curated and tailored for their personal tastes.
Though, Lite does come with a few extra features that will the app more ideal for older devices and operating systems.
“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.
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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.
With Spotify Lite, you can easily control your data and storage.
It’s only 10 MB, so it’s quick to install and load while offering the same great listening experience that lets you discover, play, and enjoy millions of songs.
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—not worrying about data.
No need to worry if you’re running low on storage—Spotify Lite also allows you to control your cache, and clear it with a single tap.
Spotify Lite is now available in South Africa on Google Play.