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Samsung & Amazon Launches Kindle For Samsung eBook Service

South Korean smartphones giant Samsung has entered into a deal with US retail giant Amazon  to launch ‘Kindle for Samsung’, a custom-built eBook service for its Galaxy devices. This service will offer millions of best-selling books, newspapers and magazines including over 500,000 exclusive titles, which are available on Kindle Store of Amazon.

Samsung-and-Amazon-join-forces-with-Kindle-for-SamsungTo start with, Kindle For Samsung service will be available on the latest flagship Galaxy S5 along with existing Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets above Android 4.0 worldwide.Kindle for Samsung is now available in over 90 countries and can be downloaded via Samsung Apps.

As part of the service, Amazon and Samsung will launch Samsung Book Deals, available to all customers which will be using Kindle for Samsung service. This deal will provides up to 12 free eBooks a year to all Galaxy smartphones and tablets users. Under this offer, the users can choose a free book from a selection of four different titles every month.

“We are delighted to be able to deepen our long-standing relationship with Amazon and offer Kindle for Samsung as the perfect app for reading on a smart device. With this service we demonstrate our commitment to creating and broadening key content partnerships that deliver rich and personalized experiences for our customers,” said Lee Epting, Vice President, Samsung’s Media Solution Center Europe.

“We’re thrilled that Samsung has chosen Kindle as their eBook provider,” said Jorrit Van der Meulen, Vice President, EU Kindle. “With Kindle for Samsung, people around the world will have instant access to the best digital bookstore and reading experience, including more than half a million titles that are only available from the Kindle Store, and innovative features like Whispersync, Time to Read and much more.”

Contents on a smart device is now going to become very important feature since all the handsets makers have almost reached at the peak of innovations in hardware. Now, the war will be on the content front. In the coming times, only those handsets makers will be more successful who can provide quality content on their devices. This is the reason that Amazon is coming out with its own smartphone which will have focus on its contents.


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