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Amazon launches Kindle Lite app for Android in India

Amazon has launched Kindle Lite app for Android users in India, which it claims will take up only 2MB space on phones. The app is being pitched as an India-first product designed for users with 2G/ 3G networks. The app offers a collection of over five million ebooks in English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. While it does not have many features available on the Kindle app, such as Word Wise, Popular Highlights, Flashcards, and others, the app still allows for basic ones like text size change, night mode, and similar navigation through books. Country manager for Kindle Rajiv Mehta said that apps constantly compete for space on a mobile phone and Kindle Lite solves this problem for readers. Keeping in mind the data and network constraits, and users’ concern for value-for-money, companies modify their products and services to…

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