Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

Qobuz Launches on Samsung Smart TVs

Qobuz has added another high profile global partner with the availability of its streaming app on Samsung Smart TVs.

Qobuz on Samsung TV

Anything that widens the net is good for business and in the case of Qobuz — a new partnership with Samsung is a very smart step that will make its digital music streaming app available on tens of millions of Samsung Smart TVs.

Audiophiles might scoff at the idea of streaming hi-res music from their television to an AVR or soundbar, but for the rest of the planet, that might be the easiest path forward.

Some audiophiles even raised their noses when Qobuz announced a new partnership with Satan himself — I’m looking at you Sonos.

For a niche brand like Qobuz that is fighting an uphill battle to convince mainstream music listeners that they offer a more compelling alternative to Spotify or Apple Music, a partnership with a company like Samsung is almost a necessity.

Your 4K HDTV might not have an audiophile quality DAC, but one only needs to connect their television via optical or HDMI cable to a better quality system to enjoy the benefits of Qobuz’s excellent selection of music in either 16-bit/44.1kHz or hi-res formats.

The partnership will give the owners of Samsung Smart TVs in the 18 markets where Qobuz currently operates instant access to the internationally acclaimed music streaming platform. In addition, the Galaxy Store will be featuring the Qobuz app as an Editor’s Choice within the smart TV App Store, putting it front-and-center this month.

The Qobuz app for the Samsung Smart TV platform, Tizen OS, will now reach over 190 million households in 197 countries around the world.

Samsung TV owners can now download Qobuz from the app store to get a one-month free trial and find out what sets Qobuz apart as the streaming app offering the best music curation in all music genres, most unique human-crafted playlists, exclusive content including Qobuz bios and album reviews, liner notes, digital booklets, and more. 

For seasoned Qobuz users, the new TV app will make listening to music through Qobuz possible throughout the house’s entire entertainment ecosystem. Existing subscribers will easily sign in via a QR code interface allowing instant access to their favorites alongside the album selections and playlists in a familiar, easy-to-use interface.

“Samsung is dedicated to redefining home entertainment and pushing the boundaries of what customers can expect from Smart TVs,” said Maya Harris, Sr. Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for Samsung Electronics. “The launch of Qobuz on Samsung Smart TVs illustrates how dynamic the smart TV experience has become, both as a single platform as well as a hub for the entire connected home.”

Dan Mackta, Managing Director of Qobuz USA, notes that “smart TV apps are frequently requested by our subscribers so it makes sense to develop for the biggest first. It’s exciting to know that our service will get in front of so many music fans and all the potential customers in the Samsung ecosystem.” 

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

For more information: qobuz.com

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

New Products

TEAC UD-507 USB DAC / Preamplifier / Headphone Amplifier in Silver

Headphone Amps

Borrowing design concepts from TEAC’s top-of-the-line 700 Series, the standout feature of the UD-507 is TEAC’s new proprietary "TRDD5" (TEAC Reference Discrete DAC) designed...

Sonos Roam 2 in wave light blue color in-hand Sonos Roam 2 in wave light blue color in-hand

New Products

While we were all distracted by the company's first headphones, Sonos quietly slipped in an update to their popular Bluetooth portable speaker.

JMGO N1S Projector 180-inch Screen JMGO N1S Projector 180-inch Screen

New Products

JMGO is introducing two Netflix certified lifestyle projectors. Find out what's different between the N1S ($999) and N1S Ultra ($2,499).

Bose SoundLink Max Portable Bluetooth Speaker Carry in-hand Blue Bose SoundLink Max Portable Bluetooth Speaker Carry in-hand Blue

New Products

At $399, Bose SoundLink Max is a rugged portable Bluetooth Speaker that is ready for your summer of adventures in 2024.

Sonos Ace Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Lifestyle Collage Sonos Ace Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Lifestyle Collage

New Products

The first wireless headphones from Sonos will arrive June 5th for $449. Does the Sonos Ace have something up its sleeve?

BenQ W5800 Projector Front BenQ W5800 Projector Front

New Products

At $5,999, the BenQ W5800 4K Laser DLP Projector uses proprietary HDR-PRO technology for enhanced details on screens up to 200-inches.

You May Also Like

Digital Music Systems

At $329, WiiM Ultra is the company's top-of-the-line digital music streamer which adds a touchscreen, HDMI ARC and a subwoofer out.

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

The 2024 Samsung OLED 4K TV lineup ranges in size from 42 to 83-inches, priced from $1,399 to $5,399.

Gift Guides

Impress Mom this year with the latest top-rated tech gifts this Mother's Day that are guaranteed to be useful all year long.

Music

TIDAL's top tier streaming subscription, which supports High-Res Audio, Dolby Atmos and 360 Reality Audio is getting a welcome 45% price cut.

HDTV 4K & 8K TV

For 2024 Samsung unveils a feature-packed 4K & 8K TV line-up, including more 98-inch sets, updated video and audio processing, and new OLED Glare...

Digital Music Systems

Beoconnect Core seamlessly adds digital music streaming capabilities to Bang & Olufsen powered speakers.

Articles

Compare every 2024 ultra-short throw (UST) 4K projector to decide which one is right for you.

Music

New streaming playlists for R&B, EDM, Hip Hop/Rap, and Rock include music from twenty engineers using Focal Pro monitors.

Advertisement

ecoustics is a hi-fi and music magazine offering product reviews, podcasts, news and advice for aspiring audiophiles, home theater enthusiasts and headphone hipsters. Read more

Copyright © 1999-2024 ecoustics | Disclaimer: We may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.



SVS Bluesound PSB Speakers NAD Cambridge Audio Q Acoustics Denon Marantz Focal Naim Audio RSL Speakers