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Streaming music service that won’t bite into your data allowance

we7 Radio Plus Review

by Michael Sawh on March 9, 2011

After launching its premium service on Android last year, we7 is widening the music streaming doors with its latest app that delivers an on-the-go radio service that can be accessed offline.

Taking a leaf out of Pandora and Last.FM’s book, up to 10 radio stations can be created at one time, all of which are based on your selection of artist, genre or mood.

Using your phone in Wi-Fi mode, every time you make a selection, you will be asked whether you want to keep it as an offline station. The app will then ‘charge’ your phone with enough music, with the ability to store up to five hours for each station.

The interface stays true to the one found on its premium app, with the main player section displaying tracks accompanied by album cover art. You can use it in both portrait and landscape, with the latter allowing you to view more of the tracks previously played.

Other notable features include searching for themed stations and stations dedicated to tracks where you have chosen to ‘love’ the track.

A thorough search of the music library shows that there is plenty to keep the most picky audiophiles happy covering mainstream and plenty of the more obscure tracks. Genres such as house which is notably lacking on Spotify seem to be well catered on the we7 app for instance.  There is however, the odd awful cover track which does seem to crop up on Spotify as well.

Disappointingly, sound quality doesn’t appear to be of the 320Kbps quality found on Spotify, while the inability to repeat tracks or go back to a previous a track in the main player is a little annoying.

It’s still in beta so things can still change, but it is a promising start and for those still sitting on free Spotify accounts not willing to convert to premium for mobile access, this is a fitting music streaming alternative.

Buy this app: Download the we7 Radio Plus app now

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