Spotify’s music hardware could be right around the corner

Spotify’s in-house music hardware could arrive a lot sooner than expected. At least, that’s what a number of new job listings would lead you to believe.

It’s been revealed that music streaming giant Spotify has started advertising three vacant positions in its hardware division, leading some to believe that the firm’s long-rumoured music equipment could arrive as soon as the end of 2018.

That’s nothing but speculation, though – as is what exactly it’s working on. Information included in a job listing from 2017 said it wanted to create a “category-defining product akin to Pebble Watch, Amazon Echo, and Snap Spectacles”.

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Rumour-spinners took that tidbit and turned it into reports claiming that Spotify’s working on either a high-end smart speaker to rival the Amazon Echo or a wearable of some description – both of which fall well within the realm of possibility.

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We haven’t caught wind of any information that would suggest it’s working on any of the aforementioned hardware, however. All we know – as per the latest job listings – is that the firm’s “on its way to creating its first physical product.”

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