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New Sony Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity App Launched

Sony have released their new Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity app for Android phones. The clever cloud based app rivals Apple’s new could platform allowing users to access their music anywhere, anytime.

The new app means that music lovers can stream to their hearts content – the music catalogue expands beyond the current 7 million licensed songs database.  All the songs range from artists on major record labels such as Universal Music Group and EMI to independent labels.

Not only is the new app available for Smartphones on the Android market, but it’s also available for the new Xperia gaming smartphone range from Sony, too.

Sony are well connected with this app: as well as being available on a range of smartphone platforms, the music app is also suitable for other Sony devices such as the 2010 and 2011 models of the network enabled BRAVIA HDTVS, Blu ray Disc players and Blu ray Disc  home theatre systems.

But if you don’t have any of these, the PlayStation 3 and PSP are also able to access the music streaming app.Personal computers including VAIO can also allow music lovers to access their favourite songs at the touch of a button.

“Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity offers extensive breadth of content, easy music discovery and personalization through a synchronized music experience across a variety of compatible home entertainment and portable devices,” said Kazuo Hirai, Executive Deputy President, Sony Corporation.

“Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity for Android is the next evolution of the service which enhances the value proposition for our customers.”

Working with Gracenote the service offers music identification and discovery technologies with Global Media Database, which allows users to enjoy their existing music collection and discover new artists at the same time.

The app is not free and will set you back £3.99 for a basic subscription. With this you get multi device compatibility allowing you to spread your music across various home entertainment and mobile devices.

You also have basic channels which allow you to enjoy ad free music. Music Sync is a feature that scans and matches your existing music files and playlists on your PC to and makes them compatible for other devices.

Personalisation lets you incorporate your preferences by being able to ‘like/dislike’ , rate songs and adapt playlists to suit your tastes.

The premium package  costs a bit more at £9.99 a month which features all of the above and the ability to  create and edit playlists, add songs to your library, a free 30 day trial as well as premium channels and unlimited on demand playback, giving you more access to the songs you love.  The new app is out now across Europe, the US, Australia and New Zealand.