Amazon has just released their Kindle for Android application, and it will run on any Android device that is running Google Android 1.6 or above. The Amazon Kindle for Android application allows you to sync your books, bookmarks with other Kindle devices.
You can start reading an ebook on your Kindle, and then pick up where you left off on your way to work on your Android smartphone or device.
The Amazon Kindle for Android app comes with a range of features which you can see detailed below.
* Get the best reading experience available on your Android phone. No Kindle required
* Access your Kindle books even if you don’t have your Kindle with you
* Automatically synchronizes your last page read and annotations between devices with Whispersync
* Adjust the text size, add bookmarks, and view the annotations you created on your Kindle, computer, or other Kindle-compatible device
* Read in portrait or landscape mode
* Tap on either side of the screen or flick to turn pages
* Buy a book from the Kindle Store optimized for your Android phone and get it auto-delivered wirelessly
* Search and browse more than 600,000 books, including 109 of 110 New York Times bestsellers. If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary
* Find New York Times® Best Sellers and new releases from $9.99
* Get free book samples. Read the beginning of books for free before you decide to buy
* Books you purchase can also be read on a Kindle, computer, or other Kindle-compatible mobile devices
* Kindle newspapers, magazines and blogs are currently not available on Kindle for Android
* Kindle for Android is currently available for customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States
* Requires Android OS 1.6 or greater
The Amazon Kindle Android App is now available to download from the Android Marketplace, you can find out more details over at Amazon. Have a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.
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