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Amazon Prime Instant Video Streaming Finally Lands on Android


Amazon rolled out a massive update to its official Android app today, offering up access to the company’s video streaming service and AppStore. Version 5.0 of the Amazon app should be available for all Android devices today, though according to some reports it’s still not working on most tablets.

The big news is access to Prime Instant Video, though before you start watching you’ll need to download the Prime Instant Video player from inside Amazon’s own AppStore. The new app gives you access to the company’s music catalog. It also adds 5GB of free cloud storage for your photos.

For Amazon fans with Android phones, today’s update is a huge improvement. For now you can grab Amazon 5.0 for yourself through Google Play, or if that doesn’t work Android Police dug up a the official APK for both Amazon’s app and its video player.

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Jacob Kleinman

Jacob Kleinman has been working as a journalist online and in print since he arrived at Wesleyan University in 2007. After graduating, he took a...