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Amazon launches Kindle Store in India

Agencies   August 22, 2012
First Published: 15:44 IST(22/8/2012) | Last Updated: 15:57 IST(22/8/2012)

Finally, online bookseller Amazon has launched its India Kindle Store, which will offer over a million books to Indian customers at marginally lower prices.

In addition to this, Amazon has announced that the latest generation Kindle will launch exclusively in all Croma stores across India at Rs. 6,999.

In a bid to expand the e-publishing sector in the country, Amazon has also launched Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) for independent authors and publishers in India.

This feature will enable authors and publishers to can make their books available to Kindle customers in India and around the world on both Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps.

This isn't Amazon's first foray in India. Earlier, the e-commerce giant had launched search aggregation platform Junglee in the country.

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