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Google Play Music releases an exclusive feature for the Samsung Galaxy S8

New Release Radio

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge

Google Play Music became the default music player on the Galaxy S8 when it launched back in April. Now the service has launched a device-exclusive feature for the flagship Android smartphone.

According to Android Authority, Google has launched New Release Radio — a feature similar to Spotify’s Release Radar — for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. New Release Radio will show you a personalized mix of new music updated on a daily basis.

Photo: Android Authority

New Release Radio is a nice addition if you’re already a Google Play Music subscriber, but whether this will be enough to entice Galaxy users to switch from Spotify or Apple Music seems doubtful. Google will have to keep the updates rolling out to Google Play Music — and eventually bring them to more than just the Galaxy S8 — to convince more people to make the switch.