Amazon has announced a new upgrade to its music streaming service for all the audiophiles out there. Now you can get Amazon Music Unlimited HD with the highest quality streaming audio around. If you upgrade today, you can get a 90-day trial for just $7.99 a month. The regular price is $13 a month, so you're saving nearly 40% on the cost for the first three months.
You can also save on the annual subscription. This version is already a discount from the monthly version, going for $129 normally (versus $156 if paid in monthly installments), and right now you can get it for $79.
It's worth pointing out that these prices, $7.99 a month and $79 a year, are the same as the regular non-HD subscription to Amazon Music Unlimited. So you're basically getting the HD-quality music upgrade for free for 90 days. However, once that trial ends your subscription will be automatically renewed at its regular price. Be sure to cancel before the trial ends if you don't want to continue the upgrade. Or stick with it and your ears will thank you.
All the bitrates
Your 90-day trial starts at $8 a month instead of $13. You will continue at the latter price if you don't cancel before the trial ends. Get a full year for $79 instead of $129, which is discounted versus the monthly plan already.
$13.00 $5 off
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The new HD service promises more than double the bitrate of standard streaming services and millions of songs that are up to 10x the bitrate. The High Definition audio will be lossless with a bitrate up to 850 kbps compared to 320 kbps on non-HD services. For the songs that are in Ultra HD, you'll get bitrates up to 3,730 kbps.
The service is powerful enough that Amazon recommends mostly modern gear to listen to it. For example, you'll want data speeds of 1.5 Mbps or higher (which means you'll at least want to be on LTE if not a powerful Wi-Fi network) to listen to your new music. You'll also want a mobile device and headphones capable of supporting 16-bit/44.1 kHz frequencies. That's not too extreme since the first iPhone to support that was the iPhone 5S, so you're probably fine with the phone you already have.
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