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LG launches in Russia, a competitor to iTunes with records as 24-bit/192 KHz

LG has announced to launch its own music service with Hi-Fi tracks in 70 countries, including in Russia. The service will work only on some smartphones, including the model of G4, G3, G2 and G Flex 2.

Feature of the app is that it offers tracks in high quality — 24-bit and 192 KHz. LG say that such songs are six times richer and clearer than the recording on CD (16 bit, 44.1 KHz). The excellent quality of sound from the number of holders number of models from the range of LG smartphones will be able monthly to download to your device two tracks with HD quality absolutely free. In addition, the service you can buy the tracks for half their regular price.

Launch date of the new music service and its name is not specified. It is known that the application will be available “this month” via the official website of the company or the LG SmartWorld app, which comes pre-installed on the flagship models of the manufacturer.

It is worth noting that the recent “blind” testing the sound quality of three popular streaming services Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal revealed no clear leader. Despite the fact that the music service Apple broadcasts music as 256 kbps, Spotify – 320 kbit/s, and Tidal – 1.4 Mbps, experts in many cases are unable to detect any differences in the sound tracks.

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