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Sony adds 320kbps quality to 'Music Unlimited' music streaming

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 30 Jan 2013 20:08 User comments (4)

Sony adds 320kbps quality to 'Music Unlimited' music streaming Sony has announced that Music Unlimited subscribers are about to get a nice quality boost.
As of today, all 18 million tracks will be available in 320kbps AAC audio.

PlayStation 3, Android and PC users will be able to take advantage.

While 320k is not a huge upgrade over other services which offer 256kbps, Sony had previously utilized just 48kbps, so the boost should be highly noticeable for users.

Just like other services, Sony's Unlimited costs $4.99 for unlimited play and $9.99 for unlimited play and Android and PS3 access.

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4 user comments

130.1.2013 20:17

You're right....Not a big improvement. When you consider that iTunes has lossless HD quality ALAC audio available, 320 AAC is a joke.

230.1.2013 23:11

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...Sony had previously utilized just 48kbps...
And people were paying Sony for this? I should start an online music business renting out MIDI files...

331.1.2013 13:22

Damn, Sony. Get it together already! What is this, Youtube in 2004?

431.1.2013 21:15

Amusing.

Even funnier is remembering back to when they (all, in fairness, not just Sony) tried to tell us 128kbps was 'CD quality'.

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