Question: Are CDs Obsolete 2020?

Are CDs going to be obsolete?

CDs are not “obsolete” and will be playable far into the future (Week 29, 2020).

What will replace CDs?

It only seems as a matter of time before big box retailers will have to accept the USB Music Card™ as the standard of replacement for CDs and begin to carry them.

Will CD’s make a comeback?

There is no evidence of a CD revival – the majority of newly opened record shops generally don’t even stock CDs.” These shops sell vinyl instead – to DJs, to those who want to fulfil a nostalgic need, and to younger patrons trying to bolster their retro cache.

Are CDs still relevant?

Yes, You Should Still Be Buying CDs, Here’s Why. It’s 2021 and streaming makes up about 85 percent of how all music is consumed. Vinyl is in a resurgence, of course, with records outselling CDs for the first time in almost three decades. CDs, on the other hand, have been on the decline.

Do CDs sound better than vinyl?

The difference between the loudest and softest sounds an LP can play is about 70 decibels (dB). CDs can handle over 90 dB. In practical terms, this means that CDs have more than 10 times the dynamic range of LPs.