The sole aim of the Amazon Kindle Lite Beta app is to allow you to read ebooks on your smartphone.
Keeping in tune with the current trend of releasing light-weight app variations for emerging markets, the E-commerce giant, Amazon has launched the Kindle Lite Beta app in India. The new app is initially available for Android products and is targeted at lower-end hardware. It weighs less than 2MB and is capable of working even on a 2G network.
The sole aim of the Amazon Kindle Lite Beta app is to allow you to read ebooks on your smartphone. This app lists all your current ebooks and has access to the Kindle Store to enable you find books of your choice. Just like the original Kindle app, this gentle version also comes with Whispersync for Books in order to take you to your last reading position whenever you go back to reading the same book.
In addition to this, the app features a Data and Storage section which enables you to monitor network as well as storage usage. Moreover, by removing web pages cached offline you can make room for some space.
The Amazon Kindle Lite Beta app has a minimalistic yet interactive interface. It shows all your recent guides and suggests similar titles to you on the home screen. It also allows you to scroll down to verify some of the recommendations or other titles from your favourite author or order the same categories from the front website page of the app. In addition to this, the app has a feedback section which enables Amazon make improvements to the app ahead its public release. Currently the app can be downloaded from Google Play.
Moreover, the app is especially designed for Indian readers as it offers a catalogue of innumerable books in regional languages like Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Marathi and Malayalam. A user can select a book and make the purchase via Amazon Pay, net banking and credit or debit cards.