APP OF THE DAY: Amazon UK (Android)

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It may only be an AGE after the US got a hold of a version of this app, but finally UK Amazon users can browse the online store with a dedicated Android app.

And, to be fair, it’s a darn good one too.

Not just merely content with the benefits of a locally installed app over a mobile browser version of the site, the comprehensive feature list includes barcode scanning, 1-click ordering, prime membership, wish lists, recommendations, customer reviews, order tracking and modification and the convenience of login-tracking.

“Customers in the UK have been requesting an Amazon shopping application on their Android devices and we are thrilled to bring them the Amazon App for Android,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President EU Retail at Amazon.

“In addition to accessing their favourite Amazon shopping features such as 1-Click®, Amazon Prime and customer reviews, customers can use the new barcode scanning tool to read the barcode on great gift ideas and everyday items and instantly match them to products available at Amazon.co.uk.”

Click here for more info, or scan the QR code below to grab the app.

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(Android apps are reviewed using a HTC Desire HD – grab one here from Three)

Gerald Lynch