Google Play Store: Google Rebrands Android Market to Integrate Music, Movies, Books and Apps

By on Mar 8, 2012 in Asia, North America, Software, Technology, United States, World Comments

Google unveiled Google Play Store, a cloud-based entertainment solution to integrate music, movies, books and apps online.

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In a article posted in Google Mobile Blog on March 6, 2012, the search giant described Google Play as a digital entertainment destination where you can find, enjoy and share your favorite music, movies, books and apps on the web and on your Android phone or tablet.

Google also shared in the same article that they will integrate Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore into one Google Play ecosystem.

Google Play major features and highlights include the following:

  • Store up to 20,000 songs for free and buy millions of new tracks
  • Download more than 450,000 Android apps and games
  • Browse the world’s largest selection of eBooks
  • Rent thousands of your favorite movies, including new releases and HD titles

Google Play Store will give different offerings that will depend on the geographical location of the user.

Google Play Store will offer music, movies, books and Android apps in the United States. In Canada and the United Kingdom, Google Play Store will offer movies, books and Android apps. Books and apps will be available in Australia and in Japan, movies and apps will be offered.

Below is the introductory video about Google Play:

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Google Play will be the new home for Android apps,” Jamie Rosenberg, Google‘s Director of Digital Content was quoted in the report.

“Our long-term goal is to roll out as many different types of content as possible to people around the world, and we’ll keep adding new content to keep it fresh” added Mr. Rosenberg.

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