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Kindle for Android

by  Amazon.com

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

This app needs permission to access:

  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Access information about networks
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Latest updates

What's new in this version
  • App initialization improvements and crash fixes

Product details

  • Original Release Date : 2010
  • Manufacturer : Amazon.com
  • ASIN : B004DLPXAO
  • Manufacturer reference : com.amazon.kindle
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.4 out of 5 stars 18,657 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: 57.2MB
Version: 8.34.0.100(1.3.228187.0)
Developed By: Amazon.com ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me to understand what permissions mean )
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Access information about networks
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Broadcast sticky intents
  • Connect to paired Bluetooth devices
  • C2D_MESSAGE
  • FOREGROUND_SERVICE
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Read from external storage
  • Get information about the currently or recently running tasks: a thumbnail representation of the tasks, what activities are running in it, etc
  • Open network sockets
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • SEND_DOWNLOAD_COMPLETED_INTENTS
  • Read-only access to the phone status
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Read or write the system settings
  • Write to external storage
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Receive message via Amazon Device
Minimum Operating System: Android 5.0
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

Customer reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
4.4 out of 5
18,657 global ratings
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Mike from Glossop
3.0 out of 5 stars I like it, however....
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 5, 2020
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2.0 out of 5 stars Unhappy
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 25, 2018
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LP
1.0 out of 5 stars Spyware - why else does it demand access to everything.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 3, 2016
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Axen
5.0 out of 5 stars A good book reading app
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 20, 2020
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PeterElliott
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Handy
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 12, 2019
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