LONDON, England – Ovi Music is certainly music to our ears. Offering a mountainous catalogue of tunes, it’s a music lover’s best friend in his (or her) back pocket. But how does it work, we hear you cry? What’s the difference between this compared to Comes with Music? Put simply, think of Comes with Music as an all-you-can-eat buffet and Ovi Music as more of an a la carte option: you pay for tunes as you go. Want to ﬁnd out what it looks like? Join us on a magical musical tour of Ovi Music after the break.
Ovi Music: Homescreen icon
We tested Ovi Music on a Nokia X6 and, as you can see, there’s a handy icon that lets you delve into the musical store’s goodness right on the main screen.
Ovi Music: Main menu
Once you’re in, you can start searching. On the main menu there’s: a highlighted artist banner, search bar, new releases chart, top tracks, top albums and playlists.
Ovi Music: Search
If you’re not sure what you want to ﬁll your lugholes with, then Ovi Music will give you a nudge in the right direction. Search by either artist or song title. Alternatively, just click on the genre tab and you can search through those too.
Ovi Music: Search Results
We searched by artists and with the help of our handy digital shop assistant we found what we wanted. We could either: opt to look at the latest singles for our chosen artist, latest albums or most popular download.
Ovi Music: Inspire Me
Not happy with what’s on offer? Ovi Music can serve-up other suggestions based on what you searched for in the Inspire me section.
Ovi Music: Track and album information
On each album the service shows a rundown of every track, and when it comes to singles there’s information on what album the song came from, and its release date.
Ovi Music: Checkout
When it comes to parting with your hard-earned cash, there’s more than one way to do it. Either pay with your credit or debit card, or you can pay a set fee and download a certain amount of tracks or albums for that amount. That’s it, you’re done. You can either store the music on your handset or on Nokia’s Ovi Player on your PC.