Spotify HiFi is “coming at some point,” says company co-president

Spotify co-chairman Gustav Söderström reportedly said so The edge (opens in new tab) that offering lossless audio is still the plan, but don’t hold your breath for an imminent launch.

In his recent interview with the American publication, Söderström said that “we are going to do it”; that Spotify HiFi “will come someday”. But he couldn’t be specific with timeframes at this stage. The company still seems to be navigating a way it likes to deliver CD-quality lossless audio on its service, after initially announcing in February 2021 that a higher-quality Spotify HiFi tier would be launched by the end of that year . Plans were no doubt thrown into disarray when Apple Music, and then Amazon Music, nailed it by delivering lossless quality in May — and, most importantly, on No additional costs for subscribers.

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