April 17, 2014 10:24:32 pm
Samsung Electronics and Amazon are joining hands to launch Kindle for Samsung, a custom-built eBook service to be available on Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. The app will debut this month with the Galaxy S5 and will be available in 90 countries.
The app will also usher in Samsung Book Deals, providing up to 12 free eBooks a year to all referred Galaxy device’s customers who use the service. 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.
Kindle for Samsung offers readers millions of best-selling books, newspapers and magazines on their mobile devices including over 500,000 titles which are exclusive to the Kindle Store.
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