Apple Music HiFi references found in iOS 14.6 beta

Apple appears to be planning an Apple Music HiFi tier judging by a new iOS beta currently available to developers.

A dive into the code of the iOS 14.6 beta 1 sees references to the future addition of a lossless audio tier to rival Tidal and the forthcoming offering from Spotify.

The code, identified within the beta by 9to5Mac, features references to Dolby Atmos, Dolby Audio, and the word ‘Lossless’ within the Music app.

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