Author Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a blog post that he will be releasing a Kindle app for Android tablets this year.
He explained that the new app will be “built on top of Android and Google’s open source software platform, which means it will be the first to offer a mobile-friendly interface.”
The company says that the app will include a large variety of Kindle books and will be free to download for everyone.
Zuckerberg also said that the Android app will not support Kindle books in their current formats.
Zuckerberg said that he hopes that Android users will download the app and that the Kindle app will become “a standard” in the tablet market.
Google, on the other hand, is working on a Kindle browser, which will make it easier for users to browse and download Kindle books.
Zuckerberg added that Google is “excited to be working with Android developers and authors” to build a Kindle for Android app.
Zuckerberg’s blog post also said the app should be available in a few weeks, although it has not yet been publicly released.
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