Although, it's late by a few months, Flipkart has finally launched an e-books section, 'Flyte eBooks' on its portal, allowing users to download e-books to their mobile phones and tablets. Android only: At the time of writing this article, the company is offering only an Android app, but it intends to launch apps for other platforms shortly as indicated by the company's FAQs. Flipkart also noted that users can re-download purchased books any number of times but they can download the books on six different devices at once. Further, the company notes that the books are delivered in a proprietary format and one cannot copy, email, or save images from the purchased books, although one can share up to 140 characters from a specific book onto social platforms. Content: When we checked, we noticed that the site was offering a mixture of free and paid ebooks and is spread across various categories like Literature & Fiction, Teens, Children, Biographies & autobiographies, Academic & Professional, Religion, and Self-help among others. The site claims to offer around 64,335 ebooks at the time of writing this article. Users can either browse through the best selling books and new book releases on the homepage or else head over to any specific book category to browse through books of that specific genre. There is also a recommendation section at the bottom, which currently offers generic recommendations but we assume will start recommending books based on the user's previous purchases. There is an omnipresent search box at the top which allows…
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