Apple Music could soon add support for lossless music streaming, according to a new report by 9to5Google. It appears that the code of Apple Music for Android has revealed the upcoming feature. Another leak has claimed that Apple could host an event on May 18, where it will launched AirPods 3 along with the hi-fi streaming variant of Apple Music.
According to 9to5Google, which did an APK teardown of Apple Music for Android, the app has references to the introduction of lossless audio. Apple will also warn about the higher data consumption of streaming lossless music and the added storage space that will be necessary to download it for offline listening, adds the report.
The code also found in the Android app also reveals that Apple Music will offer two choices for lossless playback: Lossless (ALAC up to 24-bit/48 kHz) and High-Res Lossless (ALAC up to 24-bit/192 kHz).
Lossless audio offers far superior quality when compared to other highly…