Amazon has beaten both Apple and Google to the finish line, and just released their own new cloud streaming music service, named the Amazon Cloud Player. The new service allows existing Amazon customers in the US to upload their MP3 purchases to a personal 5GB sized storage area in the cloud.
Once there it can then be streamed back to play on any Android phone, Android tablet, Mac or PC, to wherever the user might be.
Customer automatically start with 5GB of cloud storage but if you require more, 20GB will be added to your account for free when you purchase an Amazon MP3 album. Also any new Amazon MP3 purchases saved directly to Cloud Drive are stored for free and do not count against a customer’s storage quota.
In addition to the 5 GB of free storage, customers can purchase storage plans starting at $20 a year for 20 GB. Files can be stored in AAC or MP3 formats and will be uploaded to Cloud Drive in the original bit rate.