Amazon MP3 Store Now Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch: Amazon’s 22-Million Song Catalog Available to iPhone and iPod touch

  Amazon MP3 Store Now Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch: Amazon’s
  22-Million Song Catalog Available to iPhone and iPod touch Users for the
  First Time

 Buy once and enjoy everywhere!—All MP3s purchased from Amazon are stored for
free in customers’ Cloud Player accounts and can be enjoyed on iPhones, iPads,
 iPods, Kindle Fire, Android phones tablets, Sonos, Roku, or any web browser

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- January 17, 2013

(NASDAQ: AMZN) –, Inc. today announced the launch of the Amazon MP3
store optimized specifically for iPhone and iPod touch. For the first time
ever, iPhone and iPod touch users can discover and buy digital music from
Amazon’s 22-million song catalog using the Safari browser. Customers also have
access to favorite Amazon features like personalized recommendations,
best-seller lists and Amazon customer ratings. Music purchases are
automatically saved to customers' Cloud Player libraries and can be downloaded
or played instantly from any iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android
phone or tablet, Roku, Sonos home entertainment system, or any web browser,
giving customers the freedom to enjoy more music, from more devices than any
other major cloud music service.

“Since the launch of the Amazon Cloud Player app for iPhone and iPod touch, a
top request from customers has been the ability to buy music from Amazon right
from their devices. For the first time ever, iOS users have a way do that –
now they can access Amazon’s huge catalog of music, features like personalized
recommendations, deals like albums for $5, songs for $0.69, and they can buy
their music once and use it everywhere,” said Steve Boom, Vice President of
Amazon Music.

Features of the Amazon MP3 store on the mobile web browser include:

  *The Amazon MP3 mobile website for iPhone and iPod touches is built on
    HTML5, which means customers can make purchases directly from the Amazon
    MP3 mobile website at on their iPhones and iPod touches
  *Selection of over 22 million songs and over two million albums at everyday
    low prices
  *Access to everyday deals like $5 albums, $0.69 songs, and free songs from
    artists on the rise
  *Individualized recommendations based on purchase history
  *Immediate availability and seamless playback of purchases in the Amazon
    Cloud Player app
  *Free storage of all Amazon MP3 purchases in Amazon Cloud Player

Customers can begin shopping the Amazon MP3 store from their iPhone and iPod
touch web browsers today at

About Amazon Cloud Player

Cloud Player is available in a Free tier and a Premium tier. Cloud Player Free
customers can store all MP3 music purchased at Amazon, plus import up to 250
songs from their PC or Mac to Cloud Player, all at no charge. Cloud Player
Premium customers can import and store up to 250,000 songs in Cloud Player for
an annual fee of $24.99. Amazon-purchased MP3s (including all previous
purchases) do not count against the 250 or 250,000-song limits and will be
added to both Free and Premium Cloud Player libraries at no charge.

About Amazon MP3

The Amazon MP3 Store currently has a growing catalog of more than 22 million
songs in the U.S. (more than 29 million worldwide) and offers everyday low
prices on best-selling tracks and albums. All Amazon MP3s are DRM-free, work
on virtually any device that plays MP3s, and can be played from Cloud Player
on Kindle Fire, Android phones and tablets, iPhones, iPads, iPods, Sonos home
entertainment system, or any web browser.

About, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle,
opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest
Selection., Inc. seeks to be Earth’s most customer-centric company,
where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online,
and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices.
and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in
categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads;
Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel,
Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto &
Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with
access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end
technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of
business. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed
with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front
light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a
thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and
smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns.
Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive
Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with
dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads,
enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and
graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The
large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with
a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle
Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the
memory, and longer battery life.

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Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from
management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition,
management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential
fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal
proceedings and claims, fulfillment center optimization, seasonality,
commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign
exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and
taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially
could affect's financial results is included in's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

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