In 2016 in addition to the presentation of new products and the operating systems iOS and OS X 10 10.12 Apple users have prepared a special surprise. The company will introduce a new audio format music in the Apple Music for fans of quality sound. This was reported informed sources in the company.
The implementation of this plan involves the appearance in the Apple Music will implement in music in HD format next year. Moreover, insiders say that groundwork impressive lossless music Corporation of Cupertino accumulates for several consecutive years.
The sound quality becomes higher as analog music is digitized with greater frequency than CD, Standard AAC-format in the Apple Music – 256 kbit/s For high-definition audio there is no specific standard, but the most common features 24-bit/96 kHz and 24 bit/192 kHz. Apple reportedly will choose one of these formats. As a result, users Apple Music will have the opportunity to listen to music in its original form, without any loss in sound quality.
The company’s Lightning interface supports bit rate up to 24-bit / 192 kHz. Therefore, the implementation of such a high quality streaming is possible. Apple expects that the new capabilities Apple Music will boost iPhone sales, giving them an advantage over competitors.
In addition, the network continues to walk the rumors that the next generation iPhone will lose the standard 3.5 mm audio port, whose role will eventually take on the Lightning. And if Apple plans on switching to a format Hi-Res Audio is confirmed, this initiative will sparkle with new colors and explain the company’s commitment to get rid of the 3.5 mm audio Jack.
At the same time, it is possible that HD fans have to pay twice: first, additional traffic, since the size of music songs in high quality several times more than usual, and secondly, additional fee – access to the catalog in HD will cost more than the current $ 169.