Amazon’s Kindle Comes to the iPhone

by admin March 4, 2009 at 4:10 pm

Amazon just released a free application for the iPhone and iPod touch (iTunes link) that allows users to download and read any eBook from Amazon’s Kindle store on Apple’s popular mobile devices. This move comes just a few days after Amazon’s Kindle 2 eBook reader arrived in users’ hands, but according to Ian Freed, an Amazon vice president, Amazon does not expect that this app will cannibalize Kindle sales as users will probably only use their phones to read for short periods.

Freed also argues that the Kindle has nothing to fear from the iPhone because of its superior screen and battery life.

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