Free trial subscription provides users with on-demand, ad free access to 30 million songs
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – October 22, 2014: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced a collaboration with Google Play™ to offer free music streaming and storage for Lenovo and Lenovo Think-branded Windows PC’s and Tablets1 in select countries. With instant access to Google Play Music All Access from their Lenovo device, users will have unlimited, on-demand access to a catalog of more than 30 million songs they can access anywhere, anytime. They can create custom radio stations, browse music curated from Google’s expert music team and share music with friends on Google+, Facebook or Twitter. And they can store up to 20,000 songs from an existing digital music collection in Google Play Music for free, so users can add their existing iTunes library, CDs and MP3s to the cloud for easy everywhere access.
Lenovo and Google Play have come together to bring customers unlimited music streaming through two free trial offers. A Lenovo exclusive free 90-day trial will come preloaded with Lenovo and Lenovo Think-branded Windows PCs and Tablets purchased between Sept. 12, 2014 and Jan. 12, 20152 in select countries. Lenovo PCs and tablets purchased before and after this time frame will receive a free 30-day trial.
Additional features of a Google Play Music All Access subscription include:
- “Listen Now” – music recommendations, based on new music purchases, recently played and favorite artists
- “Listen Anywhere” – users can pin their favorite music to listen to offline, when they don’t have an Internet connection
- Ad-free online radio
- Unlimited skips, see what’s coming next, add, remove or re-order stations
- “Featured playlists” – find curated playlists from Google’s team of music experts and see playlists from friends
“Music, much like technology, is an intrinsic part of our users’ lives; it is constantly evolving, innovating and transforming the way one experiences the world,” said Peter Gaucher, executive director of Ecosystem Software, Lenovo. “We are pleased to preload Google Play Music All Access on a wide range of Lenovo PCs and devices and provide complimentary trials of the service, so our users can enjoy music their way on their favorite Lenovo product.”
Pricing and Availability3
The 90-day trial offer should be redeemed by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 12, 2015. After this time the promotion will no longer be available. The offer is available in more than 45 countries where Google Play Music is available in North America, South America and Europe. Customers who purchase a Lenovo device before and after the promotion period can take advantage of Google Play Music’s 30-day free trial by signing up for Google Play Music’s subscription service on the web or their AndroidTM device.
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1 Preloaded on Lenovo Windows-based PCs in select geographies.
2 The Google Play™ Music standard 30-day trial comes preloaded on Lenovo and Lenovo Think Windows PC’s and Tablets in select countries and the Lenovo Exclusive 90-day trial is available when these eligible PC’s are purchased between September 12, 2014 and January 12, 2015.
3 Once the trial period has ended, subscribers will be automatically billed the standard monthly rate (e.g. $9.99/month – plus any applicable taxes) by Google, Inc. for their Google Play Music subscription. Users can cancel at any time and will not be charged until their 90 day trial has ended.