Amazon has announced that customers in the US, UK and Germany can now buy, spend and earn Amazon Coins on their Android phones and tablets.
Previously available for use exclusively on Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon Coins can now be used to buy the latest apps directly from their Android device. All the customers need to do is download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore and their existing Coins balances will automatically appear.
“Since the launch of Amazon Coins, we’ve been amazed by the number of customers using Coins, as well as how many Coins they’re spending on apps and games,” said Mike George, Vice President, Amazon Appstore and Games. “Because customers can earn Coins when they buy apps in Amazon’s Appstore, and because they can buy Coins themselves at up to a 10% discount, customers love the extra value they get when shopping in our Appstore.”
“I bought these Coins so I don’t have a lot of little charges on my credit card. I balance every single purchase I make, so writing down a silly 99 cent purchase my kids make can be annoying. I buy $10 worth of Coins every few months and I save 50 cents and I also don’t have to write down little purchases, so this is a win, win for me.” – J, Amazon Coins customer.
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