Spotify is preparing to launch a lossless audio version of its streaming service, according to multiple sources.

The offering, which is currently called Spotify Hi-Fi, will offer lossless CD-quality audio to users — similar to what Tidal offers in its Hi-Fi service.

The streaming service began running a test on a small group of users in the US earlier this week offering the Hi-Fi service for $5 to $10 above the $10 per month price for Spotify Premium.

But a source and a few Reddit users who got the prompt and tried to sign up for the Hi-Fi service were either told it wasn’t available in their area at the time or they received an error message.


 

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