Amazon MP3 Goes Mobile With Google’s Android
Today is the day that T-Mobile will officially announce the October availability of the first mobile phone powered by Google’s open source Android application. According
to Venture Beat, the new phone will carry an Amazon created app that powers over the air downloads from the Amazon MP3 store as well as perhaps video rentals.
The direct to iTunes connection has been a major selling point for the iPhone and the Amazon application helps Android powered phones compete. For Amazon, the app provides an opportunity to wow all important early adopters as well as to gain a foothold in the over an air download market that is already exploding overseas.