With the great aim at making Kindle electronic books readable at more platforms, the online retailer Amazon has recently unveiled a mobile Kindle application specifically tailored for handsets powered by Google’s Android operating system.
Amazon has also claimed that its Kindle for Android is the perfect companion application for Kindle and Kindle DX owners, and is also a great way for customers to enjoy over 540,000 books in the Kindle Store even if they don’t yet have a Kindle.
To advertise more for its new app, Amazon also showed that its Kindle Store currently carries 96 of the 110 titles in the New York Times Bestsellers list, while Android users can also enjoy completely free access to tens of thousands of the most popular literary classics.
Amazon Kindle app to arrive Android OS soon
Like other free Kindle apps, Kindle for Android offers Amazon’s Whispersync technology which help users save and sync bookmarks across multiple platforms (i.e., Kindle, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, BlackBerry, Mac and more). More interestingly, users can also browse content by both genre and author, and also peruse customer reviews, personalized recommendations and editorial reviews.
Kindle for Android offers Amazon’s Whispersync technology which help users save and sync bookmarks across multiple platforms
Other cool features of Kindle for Android include a selection of five different font sizes, a ‘try before you buy’ sample function, and simple one-click changes between portrait and landscape reading modes.
As claimed by Amazon, its Kindle for Android will hit the market at the end of summer 2010.
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