Amazon updates its Android Appstore

Amazon updates its Android Appstore
The Amazon Android Appstore has received a major update from Amazon and would you believe it? It matches the appearance of the Appstore on the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX slabs. With the "free app of the day," Android users have been known to circumvent the Google Play Store every now and then. And with the "Test Drive" feature, you can test out an app for as long as a half hour before you buy it.

You might recall that Apple and Amazon had a little meeting in court as Apple wasn't pleased with the use of the Appstore name, as you can imagine. A trial was scheduled to start this August, but both parties reached a settlement in July of this year with the result that Apple would not sue Amazon. Apple claimed that it was its decision not to pursue the issue, saying that those who want an app from the App Store, know where to go.

If you're an Android user looking for some free games to play around with each day, or like the idea of checking out an app first before you buy it, why not give the Amazon a shot? Meanwhile you can check out the new look of the Amazon Appstore by viewing the screenshots that we've taken just for you, below.

Screenshots from the updated Amazon Appstore
Screenshots from the updated Amazon Appstore
Screenshots from the updated Amazon Appstore

Screenshots from the updated Amazon Appstore


source: AmazonAppstore via AndroidCentral

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7 Comments

1. oNEWorld

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

amazon has the best app store ever. way better than play store and apples appstore

2. Dowson unregistered

Why do u say that ?

3. oNEWorld

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

its so easy to navigate and has the most apps yo

5. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

lol sarcasm all over, yeah I had the new kindle and returned it because out of the free apps, it wouldnt reach 100.

4. iParkos

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

I have the Amazon App Store, but don't find it very useful except for the occasional Free App Of The Day. Otherwise it seems too cartoony and way too many games.

6. oNEWorld

Posts: 140; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

amazon skin is so amazing. way better than stock android and iOS 7... so easy to navigate. Google and apple need to take notes.

7. Nayabandaa

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

I have Kindle 8.9 HD and i really like what amazon offers. Apps are not vast in count but good thing is, most of the apps are actually productive. I use play store too, for my phone and i think apart from skin customizer, i do not miss playstore much.

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