LG adds Spotify to 2013 Blu-ray players, cinema systems and more

LG Spotify

LG is bringing Spotify to a range of its 2013 Blu-ray players. home cinema systems and other internet connected devices.

Spotify will launch on LG's Smart TV platform next month, on products including the flagship 9.1-channel LG BH9530TW cinema system. There was no mention of including Spotify on LG 2013 TVs, however.

Spotify will be available from April on the following LG Smart media devices:

LG BH7430P
LG BH7130C
LG BH6730S
LG BH6430P
LG BH6230S
LG BP730
LG BP630

Spotify will join the likes of BBC iPlayer, Netflix, LoveFilm, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter on the LG Smart TV platform.

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You will need to be a Spotify Premium user to access Spotify on your LG device, as is the norm for other Spotify-enabled products such as Onkyo AV receivers, the Onkyo CR-N755 micro system and Denon CEOL Piccolo micro system.

Spotify will be available starting in April on LG Smart Media devices in the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Richard Choi, head of LG’s Smart Business Group, said: “We are confident that LG smart media owners will enjoy these latest services, as well as the fantastic updates we have planned for the rest of the year.”

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Joe is the Content Director for What Hi-Fi? and Future’s Product Testing, having previously been the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across the print magazine and website for almost 20 years, writing news, reviews and features on everything from turntables to TVs, headphones to hi-fi separates. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung; reported from CES, the Bristol Show, and Munich High End for many years; and written for sites such as the BBC, Stuff, and the Guardian. In his spare time, he enjoys expanding his vinyl collection and cycling (not at the same time).