Research In Motion (RIM) and Amazon today launched Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones in beta in the U.S.
The new app gives BlackBerry smartphone users access to Amazon's
entire music catalog of songs for easy purchase and download.
Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones lets users discover songs,
artists and albums, then lets them buy and download tracks from
Amazon with just a few clicks. The app also offers delivery
options to suit all data plans, so tracks can be downloaded over
Wi-Fi or cellular networks. Users are able to share their latest
musical finds with their friends by sending comments and links
for specific tracks through BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), email,
SMS, Twitter and Facebook.
Other key features of Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones
* Music Discoverability ? Browse the Amazon catalog by what's
new, top songs, top albums and genres; choose from over a million
albums, and 14 million songs - all DRM free
* New Music Deals Everyday - Check back daily for a free song
of the day and daily album deals
* Bookmarks - Easily bookmark songs or albums for preview or
to download at a later time
* Gift Cards - Redeem promotional or Amazon gift card codes
directly from the app
* Preview - Listen to a 30-second sample before buying
* Parental Control - Adjust the explicit content control
Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones is also integrated with the
universal search feature on handsets running the new BlackBerry 6
operating system. Users can start typing the title or artist from
the home screen of their BlackBerry smartphone and Amazon MP3
will appear as a search option.
Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry smartphones is now available in beta
for BlackBerry smartphone users in the U.S. on BlackBerry App
World in the Test Center.