The good news is coming because now you can download and enjoying Apollo Music Player app for Xperia Phone. The Apollo music player app is the new default music player from CyanogenMod team, it install as default when you use great custom ROM, CyanogenMod 9. Unfortunately the Apollo only runs on Android 4.0 or later.
The Apollo music player app offers some features where it has a very clean user interface better than the official Music Player from Google with theme support if you would like to change the looks. The music player also allows you to swipe between artist, song, album, playlist, and genre by flicking right or left where an action bar appears at the bottom of the screen. The Apollo music player app will download automatically the album art and artist image. But we are unsure if Apollo could find the album art and image for your favorite local artist. Lets us know if the Apollo do the task successfully.
Unfortunately Apollo cannot play music streaming from Google since the third party apps don’t have authority from Google to access the streaming service. So, if you prefer to stream your music uploaded to Google Music, you need the official music player app. But once again, Apollo is most recommended music player app for playing music stored on your devices.
Recently Apollo Music player app is only available for Android 4.0 and later. It’s the perfect time to download Apollo Music Player app for Xperia Phone because Sony just begins to update Xperia phone to Android ICS. So if you have Xperia phone and you need something pretty and simple music player app, Apollo music player from CyanogenMod team is the best answer.
Apollo Music Player is not available through Google Play Store but you can download the APK file of Apollo to install manually the CyanogenMod Music Player to your Xperia phone or others Android phone from download link. However Apollo will available soon for Android 2.3 Gingerbread and to the Play Store. Since I still use Xperia X10 with custom ROM Xperia S which running Android 2.3.4, what I can do is just awaiting the new Apollo Music Player app for Xperia phone which support Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
We will update once the latest update of Apollo Music Player app from CyanogenMod announce to public and hopefully it brings some new features and perhaps support to play stream music from Google Music but for this feature require the approval of Google. So, at the moment lets enjoying Apollo Music Player app for Xperia Phone.