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Kindle for Android

by  Amazon.com
Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
Available instantly
Languages Supported: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

This app needs permission to access:

  • FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
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Latest updates

What's new in this version
  • Several experience improvements and bug fixes

Product details

  • Original Release Date : 2010
  • Manufacturer : Amazon.com
  • ASIN : B004DLPXAO
  • Manufacturer reference : com.amazon.kindle
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23,114 ratings

Product features

  • Get the best reading experience available on your Android phone--no Kindle required
  • Buy a book from the Kindle Store optimized for your Android phone and get it auto-delivered wirelessly
  • Search and browse more than 850,000 books, including 107 of 111 New York Times bestsellers
  • Automatically synchronize your last page read and annotations between devices with Whispersync
  • Adjust text size, read in portrait or landscape mode, and lock screen orientation

Product description

Read more than 850,000 Kindle books with Amazon's free application for your Android phone--no Kindle required. Already have a Kindle? With Whispersync, you can access your library of Kindle books, notes, marks, and more.

Kindle for Android makes it more convenient than ever to bring Kindle books everywhere you go--even if you don't have a Kindle. Whispersync ensures you'll never lose your place by allowing you to sync bookmarks, last page read, notes and highlights between all of your Kindle-ready devices.

With the Kindle app for Android, you have the power to tap into the Kindle online store right from your phone. Browse through various categories such as "New and Noteworthy" or "New York Times Bestsellers," or use the search field to find specific titles or authors.

Technical details

Size: 60.1MB
Version: 8.40.0.100(1.3.238418.0)
Developed By: Amazon.com ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  • Access fine (e.g. GPS) location
  • Access information about networks
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Connect to a paired Bluetooth devices
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • C2D_MESSAGE
  • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
  • Open network sockets
  • Read from external storage
  • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
  • Write to external storage
  • Read-only access to phone state
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Broadcast sticky intents
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Receive message via Amazon Device
  • Discover and pair Bluetooth devices
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • SEND_DOWNLOAD_COMPLETED_INTENTS
Minimum Operating System: Android 5.0
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

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1.0 out of 5 stars Updates on Apps can make them unusable.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Should have spent money on real books
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5.0 out of 5 stars A good book reading app
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2.0 out of 5 stars Ich hasse die neue Scroll-Funktion der Kindle-App!
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