This summer Amazon.com will release Kindle for Android, a free e-book application that adds e-book support for Google’s popular and fast growing mobile phone operating system. Amazon’s proprietary Kindle e-book format can now be read on a wide variety of devices including the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Blackberry as well as on PC and Mac laptops and desktops.
Amazon has been quick to provide Kindle support for a wide variety of devices and operating systems. And with more than 540,000 titles in the Kindle format, Amazon continues to make itself attractive to digital book consumers no matter what devices they use for reading. Indeed Amazon consumers that own a mix of mobile or computing devices continue to have access to all of their previously purchased titles and can download and synchronize notes, highlights and last read pages of their e-books on any of the devices noted above.
Consumers can sign-up for notice of the exact date of availability of the Kindle for Android download on the Amazon site.
Jay Marine, director, Amazon Kindle, said, “We think customers are going to love the convenience and simplicity of having instant access to a massive selection of books from Amazon on their Droid, Nexus, Incredible and many more Android devices.”