The ultimate device for listening to music in the car has arrived: Spotify he threw Car Thing in the United States. After months of testing, the device is available for users of Spotify Premium that I want a really smart radio in the car, no matter what year they drive.
Spotify Car Thing has finally arrived (in America)
Announcing the arrival of Car Thing, Spotify explained that the goal they have set themselves is to ensure a personalized and smart in-car listening experience, no matter the year of production of the car. In fact, the requirements for your car are very minimal. They are not needed Android Auto o Apple CarPlay. Just that the device can connect to the speakers of the audio system via Bluetooth, jack audio O USB.
For the rest you can connect your smartphone (Android 8 or higher, iOS 14 or higher) and have a plan Spotify Premium. In this way, while keeping your smartphone in your pocket, you can have a modern and complete infotainment system.
Now just say “Hey Spotify”To listen to your favorite playlist, or the podcast that accompanies you when you go to work.
Spotify also explained that it had introduced changes during the testing phase, which began in October in the United States. As the Night Mode to decrease the brightness in the passenger compartment at night. And then the function “Adds to the list“, Which allows you to control the next songs with your voice.
In addition to using voice commands, you can use the ‘rotella‘ in the device, which is very reminiscent of the classic controls of a car radio. Or by tapping the tocuhscreen.
All users in the US can purchase Car Thing, then pair their Spotify Premium plan. The product costs $ 89.99. At the moment we don’t know if it will also arrive in Italy, but we would certainly be curious to try it. We will keep you informed.