Amazon Kindle App Review

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  • Our Rating: 5 / 5

Updated 05-11-2023

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Google Play Downloads 421,817,783
Developer Amazon Mobile LLC
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Overview

Turn your mobile device or tablet into a bookstore with Amazon Kindle. Your phone or iPad is about to become a portable, lightweight storage device for millions of books, magazines, newspapers, and comics that you’re going to be able to browse through and read once you install this app. You can buy books as you go or subscribe to Kindle Unlimited and read for free.

The Amazon Kindle app lets you customize your reading experience by setting text size, font, margins, and alignment. You can choose to turn the pages like in a normal book or continue scrolling your book as one continuous document. Look up words as you go and bookmark pages if you want to go back to them. These features are all standard in Amazon Kindle.

One hundred million installs. That’s how many people are reading on Amazon Kindle. The app is rated safe for teens and can also be used on a desktop or laptop. Visit Amazon.com for more.

Features

  • Read anytime, anywhere.
  • Choose from over six million kindle books, magazines, audiobooks, and comics.
  • Take advantage of the built-in dictionary, X-Ray, Wikipedia lookup, instant translations, and search within your book.
  • Track your progress to see what percentage of the book has been read, and create bookmarks, make highlights and create notes throughout the book.
  • Sync your books to multiple devices. It will keep track of where you left off on one device when you continue with a different device later.
  • With a subscription to Kindle Unlimited for $9.99/month, enjoy unlimited reading and listening.
  • With Amazon Prime, enjoy access to over 1000 books, magazines, comics and more.

Pros

  • Portability.
  • Ability to sync to multiple devices with progress automatically updated.
  • Users enjoy the built in features, and ability to switch between different highlighter colours.
  • Ability to switch from reading your Kindle book to listening to the Audible book.
  • Access to large quantity of reading material, especially with Amazon Prime, or Kindle Unlimited subscriptions.

Cons

  • Users experiencing issues with recent update (October 31st, 2020).
  • Complaints of software bugs causing issues with app functions.

Conclusion


This app is very convenient and user friendly. Enables readers to enjoy their reading material seamlessly with multiple devices, and take advantage of many built in features to enhance the user’s experience. Many users are satisfied with the selection to choose from and ability to listen to audible books. A small number of users expressed frustration with the app crashing and other issues after the update completed on October 31st, 2020.