Spotify is making its streaming service more accessible to users in developing countries. Those who live in developing countries and don’t have the best network and have to deal with lots of data caps will love Spotify’s new app.
The new app, simply called Spotify Lite, is only 10MB in size. It’s only available for Android, but it ‘s meant to work with a majority of the Android phones, regardless of if it’s a newly released device or not. In fact, Spotify expects the app to work all Android phone running Android 4.3 or higher.
The new app is obviously a much more stripped down version of the full-fledged Spotify app. Users will continue to be able to run Spotify Lite along with the main Spotify app, but the new app will give them a better listening experience on unreliable networks. It even includes a data feature that lets you set a data limit and notifies you when you are over that limit so you don’t go over your phone plan’s data limits.
The new app is launching in 36 markets, including Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Oman, Jordan, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, South Africa, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, India. You can get it for Android here.