Apple Music is now cheaper than Spotify in India
- Apple just announced that it will be reducing the price of its monthly subscription in India.
- This puts Apple Music's prices at par with Gaana and JioSaavn, two of India's largest music streaming services.
- It also makes Apple Music's subscription cheaper than Spotify that launched in India last month.
After the price cut, individual membership to Apple Music is now ₹99 per month putting it at par with the Gaana Plus, JioSaavn Pro and YouTube. Its family membership is ₹149 and students can have access for ₹49 per month.
The prices in the Indian market were already 80% cheaper than in the US, where the individual monthly fee is $9.99 (approximately ₹700).
This massive 70% dip in their fees is also within a month of Spotify and YouTube Music launching in India.
It’s especially troublesome for Spotify since it was at-par with Apple Music with a membership plan of ₹119 per month, which is now more expensive.
Apple finally seems to be adjusting to Indian price matrix. Earlier this month, the iPhone manufacturer also announced that a limited period price cut on the iPhone XR in India with the aim of boosting the sales of its only ‘budget’ device.
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