The Amazon Appstore for Android is an app store for the Android operating system operated by It was opened on March 22, 2011 and was made available in nearly 200 countries. Developers are paid 70% of the list price of the app or in-app purchase.

Product features

  • Quickly search hundreds of thousands of apps and games and make purchase directly from a search suggestion
  • Browse and discover new apps and games, powered by Amazon's recommendation engine
  • A visually stunning browsing experience with large graphics beaming edge-to-edge on your screen
  • Discover new apps and games in different categories through the Categories gateway
  • Purchase and download any app or game without going to the product detail page using the purchase button for the app
  • Buy Coins from any page using the ubiquitous Coins balance in the navigation bar
  • Manage your apps and subscriptions from My Apps
  • Manage your settings, including notifications and cellular network download limit, from Settings page under the Accounts tab
  • Get notifications on important news, completed tasks, and app updates
  • Buy with confidence, knowing that all transactions are securely processed

Product description

The Amazon Appstore app is a place where Amazon customers can access hundreds of thousand Android apps and games, including the most popular titles in the world. Optimized for your mobile phone, Amazon Appstore allows you to quickly search for your favorite titles, get apps and games recommendations with the help of Amazon’s personalization engine, read customer reviews, and make secure purchases through Amazon's trusted payment mechanism. The Amazon Appstore is the only app store that give you access to Amazon Coins, where you can save on in-game items and have more fun playing and spend less. With a dedicated Coins gateway, you can find all the best game titles to use Amazon Coins and earn Coins back, all designed for you to save money and get rewarded while playing the games you love. The Amazon Appstore is packed with cool features to help you discover new content and manage your existing ones through the My Apps gateway. In the My Apps gateway you can view all of your previously purchased apps, both on your device as well as one on other devices and on the cloud. You can also access and manage all of your subscriptions, such as HBO, Showtime, Netflix, and Hulu from a single easily to access page.

Requirements and Permissions:
• Requires Android OS 4.1 (JellyBean) and up
• Contacts — used to provide customers access to their phone contacts from the app for the purposes of gifting Amazon Coins
• Location — used for location based services
• Phone — required to support notifications in China
• Storage — Storage permission is used to enable the downloading of 3rd party apps from the Appstore to device storage

Technical details

Size: 14.9MB
Version: release-
Developed By: ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Send information about completed downloads
  • Install packages
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Manage the list of accounts in the AccountManager
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
  • Open network sockets
  • Read the low-level system log files
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Read the sync settings
  • Act as an AccountAuthenticator for the AccountManager
  • Write to external storage
  • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
  • Access information about networks
  • Delete packages
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Write the sync settings
  • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
  • Read from external storage
  • Read only access to device state
Minimum Operating System: Android 4.1
Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes

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