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Spotify vs. Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon recently launched Cloud Drive, a web storage service that includes a music streaming application called Cloud Player. Many tech sites talk about Cloud Drive as being a direct competitor to Spotify, since both offer music services for a fee. I’m not convinced this is a fair comparison though: sure they both let you stream music, but Cloud Drive’s model is unit-driven (upload/purchase a track) with the cost determined by storage space, whereas Spotify’s model is access-based: with Spotify, you pay for on-demand access to their catalog of music. Still, if you were wondering how they stacked up, read on for a comparison of features!

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