With many other music streaming services in market, Samsung unveils a ‘Milk Music’ exclusively for Galaxy phones. While its free and available only in US the company is ready to have a face off with Pandora, Spotify and Apple’s iTunes.
Powered by Slacker Radio and with over 200 channels, this app is having more than 13 million songs refined by top in industry DJs. Stating on official website, “Exclusive to Galaxy owners, MilkMusic™ is an ad-free* radio service that gives you more of the music you love, curated by top DJs and industry pros and all for free*” the app is freely downloadable via Google play and is available for Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Note 3, and Galaxy Note II handsets only. It will also be shipped with Samsung S5 which was unveiled at CES this year.
Although its an ads-free service, website statements carry a ‘star’ saying free service will only be for a limited period of time and talking about user interface, this new app is very much for end user’s personalized experience. Website says, “Milk Music lets you adjust what songs play, based on factors like release date and popularity. You can also customize your dial by adding preferred stations—or create your own—so your favorites will always be on hand.” Users will be an ability to listen songs on the basis of various factors including release date and popularity. It also has a dial carrying different genres for user to select from, which in turn can be customized to have favorite channels or stations on it.
Samsung very well understands that it is a very competitive field and believes in room for more improvements. Gregory Lee, president and chief executive of Samsung Telecommunications America said,”Milk introduces a fresh approach to music that reflects our innovation leadership and our focus on creating best-in-class consumer experiences.”
Earlier in the year 2013 at Google I/O, Google with various other products introduced Google play music which allows users to listen music of their own choice. Primarily coming only for the Android platform, it was later introduced on the iOS platform too.