Amazon Kindle For Android Announced

Posted: May 18 2010, 3:30am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 9:08pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones


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Amazon today announced that Kindle for Android, the free application that lets readers around the world enjoy Kindle books on their Android phones, is coming this summer.
Kindle for Android enables you to discover and read from over 540,000 books in the Kindle Store.
Like all Kindle apps, Kindle for Android will include Amazon's Whispersync technology, which saves and synchronizes your bookmarks across your Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry and, soon, Android.

Android owners can take advantage of the features that customers love about Kindle and Kindle app experience, including:

  • Search more than 540,000 books, including 96 of 110 New York Times Bestsellers, plus tens of thousands of the most popular classics for free directly from their Android device. Bestsellers such as "Backlash" by Aaron Allston, "Big Girl" by Danielle Steel, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot, and "The Lost Symbol" by Dan Brown, and hundreds of thousands of other popular books are $9.99 or less in the Kindle Store
  • Browse by genre or author, and take advantage of all the features that customers enjoy in the Kindle Store, including customer reviews, personalized recommendations and editorial reviews
  • Access their library of previously purchased Kindle books storedon Amazon's servers for free
  • Synchronize last page read between their Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry and, soon, Android
  • Choose from five different font sizes
  • Read the beginning of books for free before they decide to buy
  • Read in portrait or landscape mode, tap on either side of the screen or flick to turn pages

You can get notified about the release of Kindle for Android here.

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