Samsung didn’t simply uneil new units like the Galaxy Home, the Galaxy Watch and naturally the new Galaxy Note 9 at its Unpacked occasion this morning — it additionally introduced a partnership with Spotify.
The aim is to create a seamless cross-device listening expertise on Samsung units, together with those introduced at this time. As demonstrated on-stage, you need to be capable to begin enjoying a music in your telephone, then change over to your TV, then over to your Galaxy House.
This integration will let you play Spotify in your Samsung Good TV by the SmartThings app deepens the mixing between Spotify and Samsung’s voice assistant Bixby, making Spotify the default selection everytime you ask Bixby to search for music.
As well as, Spotify will change into a part of the set-up expertise on Samsung units.
For Spotify, this partnership ought to imply extra visibility, making it the popular music expertise on Samsung units. And for Samsung, it highlights one in all its variations in comparison with Apple, which has been focusing on Apple Music because it rolls out new units just like the HomePod.
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek took the stage at Unpacked to speak concerning the partnership, which he additionally mentioned in the official Spotify announcement.
“We consider that this important long-term partnership will present Samsung customers throughout hundreds of thousands of units with the very best music streaming expertise, and make discovering new music simpler than ever – with much more alternatives to return,” Ek mentioned.