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Amazon.ca Launches Shopping App for iPhone, iPad, Android & Windows Phone


Amazon.ca Launches Shopping App for iPhone, iPad, Android & Windows Phone

Customers in Canada can easily browse and shop millions of products

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Amazon.ca announced today the launch of the Amazon Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone. The Amazon Mobile App allows customers to browse and shop for products, compare prices, read reviews and make purchases quickly and easily from wherever they are.  Amazon customers have the option to choose between an English or French-language shopping experience, a feature introduced specifically for Amazon.ca customers.

"We are excited to further enhance the customer shopping experience in Canada," said Sam Hall, vice president of Mobile Shopping for Amazon. "Customers in Canada can now use the Amazon Mobile App to conveniently shop, browse and buy from anywhere, all while accessing popular features such as Prime, 1-Click ordering, customer reviews and more, right from their mobile devices."

To make on-the-go shopping a seamless experience, customers can sign up for a new account using the Amazon Mobile App or they can use their existing Amazon.ca username and password to access the same account they view on the Web. Customers using the Amazon Mobile App can access many of the same features as on the Web, including their cart, Wish Lists, payments, 1-Click settings, Prime membership and more, and can shop the full selection of products available on Amazon.ca, including electronics, baby, kitchen, books, movies, music, watches, sporting goods, tools and more.

With the simple click of a button on their mobile devices, customers can have millions of products delivered to their door while benefitting from Free Super Saver Shipping on orders of eligible products over $25 or by taking advantage of Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime. The Amazon Mobile App for tablets gives users an immersive shopping experience with larger, richer images and easy access to search filters to quickly find what they are looking for.

For more information, go to amazon.ca/mobile. To download the app, go to  www.amazon.ca/iphoneapp or www.amazon.ca/ipadapp for iOS (iPhone and iPad), www.amazon.ca/androidapp for Android or www.amazon.ca/windowsphoneapp for Windows Phone operating systems.

About Amazon.ca Amazon.ca (www.amazon.ca) is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites that have become known for great prices, selection, and convenience. Amazon.ca customers can find and discover millions of English and French books, Kindle books, CDs, videos, sports and outdoors products, DVDs and electronics, watches, tools, baby, home and garden products, as well as a vast array of software, video games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices. Amazon.ca offers FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, and FREE Super Saver Shipping on qualified orders of $25 CAD or more delivered to a single Canadian address. Amazon.ca sources products directly from Canadian publishers and distributors, ensuring a rich offering of Canadian titles and content. Features such as original editorial reviews in English and French and product recommendations help Amazon.ca customers find the right products for them among the site's broad selection.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es and www.amazon.com.br. As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

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 and data 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 Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

For media inquiries, please contact: Mercedes Smith Email: mesmith@national.ca Phone: 416-586-1929

SOURCE: Amazon.ca

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