Apple Slashes Apple Music Subscription Prices in India; Now Available @99 Per Month

Apple Music was first introduced in 2015 in India, and since then, the music streaming service has never revised its price. However, Spotify and YouTube Music have forced Apple to slash its music service prices.

Ahead of its launch of video streaming services, Apple has cut its music service price in India. Notably, Apple announced a suite of services in its “Show Time” event held in March this year. However, the tech giant had received a blizzard of criticism for the delay of Apple tv+.

For its Apple Music, the company wants to tap an important market of India, where subscribers are willing to shell out money for audio and video streaming contents. With the cheapest data services in the world, Indian consumers have shown a keen interest in video and music streaming services.

Sponsored Links

Apple Music Subscription Price Cut in India: Starting at just ₹99

Some users are also ready to subscribe to paid services if they get original and regional contents. Now the consumers expect similar price cut from other streaming services active in India.

Apple introduced its music service in India back in 2015. The Cupertino-based company started its monthly subscription plan from Rs. 120/- for an individual; Rs. 60/- for students; and Rs.190/- for a family.

In its revised plan, subscribers can enjoy Apple’s music service at Rs. 99/- (individual), Rs. 49/- (students), and Rs.149/- (families) per month.

The Apple Music subscription plans are remarkably competitive as Spotify, and YouTube Premium is available at Rs. 119/- and Rs. 129/- respectively per month.

Sponsored Links

Following the sales of iPhones globally, Apple has begun to pay more attention to its services business. In its efforts to expand its Apple Music subscriber base, the company made this service available on Android devices. Apple Music has been installed by more than 40 million Android users worldwide.

Currently, Apple Music enjoys more than 56 million subscribers globally. Notably, India is a country where iOS users are less in number than Android users.

In India, Apple certainly has some big plans up its sleeve as the company has joined hands with some renowned music labels, which include Saregama, T-Series, Zee Music, YRF, Universal, and Sony Music. Remember, India is a culturally diversified nation, and therefore, Apple Music may face some challenges to understand the music tastes of people.

That’s all folks!

Sponsored Links

Summing up…

Price has always been a crucial factor for consumers not only in India but across the globe. Earlier, Apple had never compromised on this factor. But, facing tough competition from all corners, the company has to reconsider its pricing policies. Incidentally, Apple has also cut its iPhone XR prices in India.

You may also like to explore:

Would you like to buy Apple Music subscription with cheaper rates? Share your feedback with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram. Also, don’t forget to download our iOS app to read other news stories on your iPhone and iPad.

Sponsored Links
Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

Saudi Sisters Request Apple to Remove ‘Inhuman’ Absher App

In a real-life drama more exciting than fiction, two runaway sisters from Saudi Arabia requested Apple and Google to remove Absher – an inhuman...

17 iPad and iPhone Apps Price Drop – 25 April 2019

What happens when you come to know that one of your favorite iPhone/iPad apps price has just dropped-and available at a huge discount? A...

16 Paid iPad and iPhone Apps Gone Free Today – 25 April 2019

iOS Games Gone Free TodayiOS Apps Gone Free TodayWhile there are tons of awesome apps available for free, a number of extraordinary ones come...

Is Your Mac USB Port Not Working? Try Out These Fixes to Get it Working

Apple creates excellent tech products for users. And there is a general perception that Apple's leading product line, like Mac and iPhone, is infallible....