Amazon Appstore arrives in Japan

The Amazon Appstore has arrived in the Land of the Rising Son as Japan becomes the next market to receive the Android app portal. The online retailer today announced that Japanese customers are now able to access localized content for their Android devices and Kindle Fire products. As is the case with other countries, they will also get the Amazon Free App of the Day.

Amazon Appstore details for Japan include:

  • Localized content and a localized mobile store
  • Popular Amazon Appstore features like the “Free App of the Day”
  • The ability to buy an app or game once and enjoy it across Android devices including Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets, which are available for pre-order now at

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