Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle
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File weight

3 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (2)

English (United States) English
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- Fixed: stuck on loading screen
- Fixed: crash on app start

Read eBooks on your Windows Phone 8, including thousands of free Kindle books.

The Kindle reading app puts over a million* eBooks at your fingertips—and you don't need to own a Kindle to use it. Choose from over a million Kindle books from the Kindle Store, including New York Times® best sellers and new releases. Amazon Whispersync technology automatically syncs your eBooks across apps, so you can start reading a book on your Windows Phone 8, and pick up where you left off on another device with the Kindle app installed.

Get the best reading experience available on your Windows Phone:

- Buy Once, Read Everywhere: Read anytime you have your Windows Phone 8 with you—just download the Kindle app to start reading eBooks now.

- Sync to Furthest Page Read: Amazon Whispersync technology automatically syncs your Kindle books across apps, so you can start reading on your Windows Phone 8, and pick up where you left off on another device with the Kindle app installed.

- Personalize Your Reading Experience: Adjust the screen brightness, font size, margin width, and line height.

- Read Free Books: Choose from thousands of free Kindle books such as Pride & Prejudice or The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

- Track Progress: Tap the screen while reading a book to see the progress indicator that shows you how much of the book you've read.

- Save Your Favorite Books: Tap while you’re reading to pin a book, or press and hold a book in your library to move it to your Archived Items.

* If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary.

Some Kindle book formats may not be supported on Windows Phone 8.
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  • by Samuel 28/04/2015
    This is terrible. Needs updating.
  • by Tair 26/04/2015
    Low functionality
  • by Peter 23/04/2015
    Not so good on Windows phone. I don't know maybe its very difficult or not possible to this platform to add features like correct sync between windows, ios and android, highlight, add comments, copy/paste. I like windows phone but it's a shame that such mainstream app doesn't function properly only on Windows phone. Started thinking of getting Android again.
  • by Francis 22/04/2015
    An e-reader without any search functionality? Pretty worthless for reference works. For a company with the resources of Amazon, it's a truly pathetic effort.
  • by Andrew 21/04/2015
    Rubbish app,won't synchronise as it says "Licence Limit Exceeded" and even trying to read a book on it is tedious & arduous. A complete waste of time and rather insulting too
  • by Daniel 21/04/2015
    Kind of good. Does the Job, but every few pages sentences go missing from the bottom of the page and I have to resize the text to get them back. The screen switches off when Im reading alot and occasionally some of the books in my library all show the same cover art. Sometimes when I close it down to reply to a text or something then open it straight back up, I get a message in the corner saying its syncing that never disappears. Overall it works but is sometimes frustrating to use.
  • by askar 21/04/2015
    I can't use in China. Crying...
  • by Luc 21/04/2015
    Looks Nice. Some extra functionality is needed, like search.
  • by Jacob 16/04/2015
    Brill site
  • by Simon 15/04/2015
    Have had no problems with this app