The store offers a mixture of free and paid apps, and has its own downloadable client for Android smartphones and tablets. It’s now live in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, complete with its trademark Free App of the Day promotion.
Angry Birds is first to get the treatment – it’s already free for Android with ads, but the ad-free premium version was free on Amazon’s store yesterday. If that makes sense. Plants Vs. Zombies is next.
Meanwhile, the Kindle Fire 2 speculation is growing, after Amazon announced that its first tablet is “sold out, but we have an exciting roadmap ahead”. The company also claims that first device has taken a 22% share of US tablet sales.