Amazon has pushed out a new update to their Kindle App that brings several new features and also visual changes. The update is significant as it brings a new visual experience to all the users. The update is already rolling out gradually for Android and iOS users on Google Play and App Store respectively.
The Kindle app interface is now dominated light theme, instead of dark, but you can always move back to the dark theme if you need. Now, there is a series of scrollable rows from where you can select whichever you and read, the row also includes your library. Also, the search bar is persistent now, meaning it will stay throughout the app, so whether a book is in your library or among the millions of titles in the Kindle Store, it’s easier than ever to find it. The search bar results will include the downloaded ones as well as the store contents.
Here are the new features of the Amazon Kindle App
- New Interface—The Kindle app features a new look and feels inspired by books. Details include larger book covers, new fonts, a new app icon, and new light and dark background themes to choose from.
- One-Tap Access—New bottom bar navigation automatically shows an icon of the book you’re currently reading, making it easier than ever to get back to reading at any moment. The bottom bar also provides quick access to Kindle’s most popular features allowing you to switch between the pages of your book, your library, your personal bookstore, and more.
- Easy Search—The search bar is now always available throughout the app, so whether a book is in your library or among the millions of titles in the Kindle Store, it’s easier than ever to find it.
“We’ve built the new Kindle app from the ground up for book lovers, giving readers easy access to everything they might want to do with their books, all in one place,” said Chuck Moore, Vice President, Kindle. “It’s now easier than ever to turn your phone or tablet into a book and immerse yourself in an author’s world at any time.”