Kindle Cloud Reader Now Available in India
Read over 2 million of books or book samples in your web browser—no download or installation required
Access to over 500,000 titles that are exclusive to the Kindle Store
Instant books—no waiting for a download, start reading the book immediately, offline or online
Bangalore, May 29, 2014:Today, Amazon announced that Kindle Cloud Reader, a free Kindle reading app that enables customers to read Kindle books instantly using only their web browser, is now available to customers in India. Kindle Cloud Reader enables you to read your books online or offline, with no download or installation required—and, as with all Kindle apps, Kindle Cloud Reader automatically synchronizes your Kindle library, as well as your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights for all of your Kindle books, no matter how you choose to read them. Kindle Cloud Reader is available for customers in India starting today on all common desktop browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer) as well as on Safari for iPad at www.amazon.in/kindleapps.
“Kindle Cloud Reader is another big step in our ‘Buy Once, Read Everywhere’ mission,”, said Amit Agarwal, VP and country Manager, Amazon India.“With Kindle Cloud Reader, you can truly start reading instantly—no download or installation. We think customers in India are going to love this new Kindle app.”
Features of Kindle Cloud Reader include:
- Start reading over 2 million of Kindle books instantly within your browser
- Your current book is automatically made available for offline use, and you can choose to save a book for reading offline at any time
- Receive automatic feature and software updates without the need to download new software
- Customize the page layout to your desired font size, text color, background color, and more
- View, add, and edit notes, highlights, and bookmarks that you’ve made on other Kindle apps or on Kindle
- Sync your last page read across your Kindle and free Kindle apps so you can always pick up where you left off
- Search inside the book to find a topic, character, or section you want to revisit
Kindle Cloud Reader is available starting today for Chrome, Firefox, Safari on iPad and desktop, and Internet Explorer (10 and above).
Amazon customers can start reading their Kindle books immediately using Kindle Cloud Reader at https://read.amazon.in/. Learn more about the other Kindle reading apps—including Kindle for iOS and Kindle for Android—at www.amazon.in/kindleapps
The Amazon.in marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd, an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Amazon.in seeks to build the most customer-centric online destination for customers to find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online by giving them more of what they want – vast selection, low prices, fast and reliable delivery, and a trusted and convenient experience; and provide sellers with a world-class e-commerce platform.
Products on amazon.in range from; Books, Movies and TV shows; the Kindle family of E-Readers, Tablets and eBooks; Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Cameras & Photography; Portable Media Players; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Personal Care Appliances; Health Care Devices; Home and Kitchen and Beauty. It is still “Day 1” and Amazon.in is relentlessly focused on expanding selection and raising the bar for customer experience in India.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7” or 8.9” HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.
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