May 292010

Following the US only release of the Kindle application for the iPad on 2 April 2010, Amazon have  launched the Kindle application for the ipad globally i.e., in Australia, France, Canada, Italy, Germany, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and UK where the device had its debut on 28 May 2010.

Besides being able to download and read ebooks  from a selection of 550, 000 in the Amazon Kindle Store without the requirement of Kindle hardware, here are some of the features that new iPad users will have at their fingertips with the Kindle application.

Amazon’s Whispersync technology which synchronizes the users last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights automatically across Kindle applications on different devices.

iPad users can enjoy a unique reading experience when they use the Kindle application on the iPad as the user interface has been adapted to the large size of the iPad with bold colors and animation.

Whilst within this application, iPad users can dim the screen, choose 3 different background colors and alter font color and size.

Finally the Kindle application for iPad offers page turn animation to allow the user better interaction and to mimic the physical turning of a page in a book. Here’s a screenshot of the Kindle app on the iPad.

Kindle application for iPad offers page turn animation

Will the partnership between Amazon and Apple lead to herds of potential Kindle ebook reader customers and loyal Kindle fans rejecting the No. 1 ebook reader, and Amazon’s bestselling product? Will the dedicated ebook reader device survive the infectious global mass buying frenzy for the multi-functional iPad?

Stay tuned to eBookReaderGuide. com to find out how the Kindle vs iPad plot thickens.

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