Spotify released on Tuesday (9) Spotify Lite, the lightest version of the streaming app, exclusively for the Android system. The new version reduces the consumption of mobile data and battery, and occupies only 10 MB in the internal storage of the phone. The app can be used by users subscribing to premium accounts and by people who use the service for free. The Lite version is independent of whether the main software is installed on the smartphone.
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Spotify Lite takes up less internal mobile storage and reduces mobile data consumption Photo: Anna Kellen Bull / TechTudo
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Designed for people who use simpler devices and access the Internet over slower connections, Spotify Lite can load music lists, recommendations, playlists, user profiles faster, and streamline player playback. There is even the possibility of setting a data limit to receive a notification as soon as it is reached. This way you can know when you need to clear the cache to continue using the app without resource limitations.
The Lite version works much like the main streaming service application. Both offer the ability to search for music, save tracks, share songs with friends, and create playlists. However, Spotify Lite has a mobile data storage control, data consumption capping setting and a cache-clearing feature to free up more storage space on the device.
Spotify Lite: lighter app is available for download from Android Photo: Divide / Spotify
According to Spotify Product Manager Snior Kalle Persson, the company intends to offer a solution to a demand for improvements demanded by people. "Spotify Lite was built from the ground up based on user feedback from around the world, allowing millions of people to enjoy the best music experience in the world especially in areas with limited internet access and phone storage," said the manager. note.
The new version of Spotify is available in Brazil for free download. The app can be used on phones with Android version 4.3 or higher. According to Spotify, a lite version for iPhone (iOS) is also in the plans and should be released soon.
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