I was surprised by the news that Samsung Galaxy S4 does not have a FM radio. And it’s interesting to read the reason provided
Our studies show a trend shift of interest to digital broadcasting, specifically – focus on listening to music content in social networks or on the channel YouTube. The flagship model of our products are focused on customers who use digital content, which use modern formats and channels of information consumption
While i felt it is an important omission as FM radio is a standard feature in almost every device now , my friend replied that when some body buys a phone for Rs.45000 , wont they buy digital music? FM radio’s are so old he added . Spotify is the new in thing that lets you stream music and that it will come to India shortly.People who buy high-end smart phone will be willing to pay for such services was the focal point of discussion.