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The famous streaming app comes to Windows Phone

Spotify Review

by on February 23, 2012

The days when everybody was raving about Spotify seem to have died down now, but that doesn’t mean the apps still aren’t excellent additions to your media arsenal.

The iPhone offering is second to none, and the Android option is also pretty decent… so hopes are high for the Windows Phone contender.

The good news is it seems pretty darn good, but in its own way. The Metro theme is used throughout, making it feel like a good fit with the OS, and the range of information is good.

Playback can be controlled through the volume key section, which was necessary to make this a real next-gen app for the platform, and the ability to sync playlists offline is there too.

We weren’t as impressed with the music quality on our HTC HD7, but trying it on the Nokia Lumia 800 yielded better results, so we’re hopeful of that showing that hardware counts.

Being able to pin playlists as a Live Tile is a nice touch too – if you’re efficient with your tile management, it means you’ve got a good chance of always having some decent music one click away.

However, while we like the Metro theme, it looks a little dated when you compare it to the iOS version – although that’s just personal preference, and might be a big win for some people.

It’s a shame you have to have a premium account to use it, but the Spotify for Windows Phone app is top notch.

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