Foster City, Calif. - Sony Network Entertainment today announced that Music Unlimited, a Cloud-based streaming digital music service, is now available for the Android-based Sony Tablet worldwide.
Tim Schaaff, president, Sony Network Entertainment, said in a statement, "The launch of the Music Unlimited service on Sony Tablet marks one of our many significant steps to satisfying the mobile demands of our current consumers while opening up our Cloud-based music service to completely new audiences."
The release of the Music Unlimited service's Android v1.2 application -- previously only available on compatible Android-based phones -- adds Sony's Tablet and other Android-based tablets. It is said to improve a consumer's music experience with an upgraded user interface. Sony added subscribers can now create playlists faster, easily discover related artists and songs, quickly navigate between the album view and catalog, and return more streamlined search results.
The Music Unlimited service, which operates in nine countries and has a global catalog of more than 10 million tracks, is available as a native app on Sony Tablet. For compatible Android phones and tablets, the Music Unlimited service v1.2 app is currently available for download in the Android Marketplace.
A Basic subscription to the Music Unlimited service is $3.99. Starting today, Sony Tablet users who are first-time subscribers to the Music Unlimited service can get a 180-day trial of the Basic subscription plan.
In addition to Sony Tablet and other Android tablets, users can access the Music Unlimited service on a wide variety of network-enabled Sony devices, including 2010 and 2011 models of network-enabled Bravia HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and Blu-ray Disc home-theater systems as well as the PlayStation3, PlayStation Portable, personal computers and Android-based mobile phones.
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