Verizon and Amazon Show their Love of the Kindle

Posted by at 11:40 am on October 13, 2010

Verizon and Amazon  today announced that the Kindle reading experience is now easily found on many Android devices and will be available on more devices in the future.

Kindle for Android lets customers discover and read more than 700,000 books in the Kindle Store and is easy to find on the application screen of the new Samsung Fascinate, plus  on DROID2 by Motorola and DROID X by Motorola.

“We’re very excited to bring Kindle for Android directly to Verizon Wireless customers,” said Jennifer Byrne, executive director, business development and partnerships for Verizon Wireless. “Our smartphones come with great screens that make buying and reading books simple and easy, and Amazon’s commitment to reading and offering a seamless customer experience is directly in line with what our customers want.”

“Customers are already telling us they love Kindle for Android, and we think they are going to be excited to get their Verizon Wireless phones and other devices preloaded with the Kindle app,” said Dave Limp, vice president, Kindle. “We are thrilled to be working with such an innovative company as Verizon Wireless and are excited to have Kindle for Android on these three phones and on other devices down the road.”

Customers can also find the app by searching for “Kindle” in Android Market. For more information about the free Kindle app, go to

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