Sony Qriocity Music Unlimited app hits Android Market

You'd have thought what with all the negative press Sony has been on the end of as of late, with regards to its online services, that it'd be making a song and dance about the launch of the Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity app into the Android Market.

But no, not a peep from the Japanese giant - just a back-door arrival for the app which is now available for free.

The app provides access to the full (7 million+) Qriocity music catalogue, with basic users getting a personalised radio station option and streaming of their own tunes, and premium users getting live access to the whole library whenever they want. There's also a free 30 day trial on offer to test it out.

The Music Unlimited app lives up to the promises from Kazuo Hirai, president of Networked Products & Services Group, Sony Corporation who stated when the music cloud service launched back in December 2010 that: "As we continue to expand Qriocity globally, these services ‘powered by Qriocity’ offer a single ID log-in and wallet solution, and empower users to easily consume content including music and video across a growing number of integrated devices."

What those devices are though remain to be seen though. The Android Market listing states "For a list of supported Android devices, visit" but then draws a blank.

There are murmurs that it's for Sony Ericsson phones only - although Pocket-lint has been able to get the app up and running on a Nexus One - but strangely, not a Samsung Galaxy S II.

The Music Unlimited app is free, and available now in the Android Market. It works with Android 2.1 - 2.3.3.

Update: It seems to work on a variety of Android handsets, not just Sony Ericsson ones. Thanks readers.

Let us know what Android devices you are able to install it on using the comments function below.



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