7.5/10 AVG.
  • Kindle
  • Kindle
  • Kindle
  • Kindle
  • Kindle

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Avg. iTunes Rating (Current)
4/5 stars (298 votes)
Avg. iTunes Rating (All time)
3.5/5 stars (256,211 votes)

Reviews (7.5/10 Avg. rating)


A great e-reader with one catch

from Cnet

The Kindle app for iOS supports the Send to Kindle feature, which allows you to send files to your account in the cloud and access them from your device. Supported file types include JPEG, DOC, RTF, and PDF.

Often overlooked is Kindle's Instapaper-like "read later" feature. Using a bookmarklet or browser extension on your desktop Web browser, you can actually save articles from the Web and use the Send to Kindle function to read them from your iOS device. While this feature might not be the best way to keep a long list of articles you like, it is great for staying on top of ones... Full review


A compelling iBooks alternative

from Macworld
iBooks is very good, too. But the Kindle app shines in many ways, and it works great. If you’d rather avoid iOS lock-in for your ebooks, there are few disappointments to the Kindle app experience... Full review
PC Magazine

Gives you access to Amazon's huge e-book selection

from PC Magazine

If you can't find the book you're looking for, no e-reader doodad is going to help you. With about ten times as many books available, Kindle for iPad has a real selection advantage over iBooks, but Barnes & Noble even doubles that, and adds support for borrowing public library books. In addition to the larger book selection, Kindle for iPad offers a couple of advantages over iBooks, particularly its reverse text view and ability to hide the iPad status bar. If you had to decide right now on an e-reader for your iPad (and don't require color images or a built-in dictionary), I'd recommen... Full review

App Store Reviews Summary

256,211 from iTunes App Store

256,211 App Store customers have shared a review for Kindle. Ratings are middle of the road averaging 3.5 out of 5 stars all time. The most current version of the app has 298 ratings with an average 4 out of 5 stars.


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