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Amazon Prime Instant Video available on Android tablets

After a very long wait, Amazon Prime Instant Video is now available on Android tablets for users to enjoy hours of entertainment. Amazon Prime members in the U.S., U.K and Germany can now stream tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes at no additional cost to their membership by downloading the free Prime Instant Video app exclusively via the Amazon Appstore. The app also offers the ability to browse for titles on the Amazon website within the mobile web browser and initiate playback directly from there.

Prime members can start enjoying a variety of great titles on their Android tablets including the ability to watch exclusive drama series such as the latest Amazon Original Series Bosch based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling books; the epic Starz miniseries, The White Queen and hit network shows including 24, Covert Affairs, Downton Abbey, Extant, Falling Skies, Grimm, Hannibal, Justified, Orphan Black, Teen Wolf, The Americans, Under the Dome and Veronica Mars.

Users will also be able to watch the exclusive comedy series including Amazon’s multi-Golden Globe winning series Transparent and the Roman Coppola and Jason Schwartzman comedy Mozart in the Jungle, There are kids shows exclusive for Prime members as well including Amazon Original Series’ Creative Galaxy, the 2015 Annie Award winning animated series for preschoolers, Tumble Leaf, the live-action kids series’ Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street and Annedroids, in addition to Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. series like SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Team Umizoomi, Blue’s Clues and The Bubble Guppies.

Newer films that are available include Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Captive, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Wolf of Wall Street, in addition to exclusives such as Life After Beth, Palo Alto, Starred Up, The Bling Ring and The Spectacular Now

In addition, all Amazon customers and Android tablet users can now access new release movies like Gone Girl, Boyhood and Oscar-winner Birdman, and soon Star Wars along with in-season shows like The Walking Dead, Scandal and Better Call Saul, for rent or purchase on an a la carte basis.

Android tablet accessibility joins an already robust list of devices that Prime members have been using to enjoy their favorite movies and TV episodes, including connected TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Xbox and PlayStation, as well as mobile devices like Fire phone, Fire tablets, iPhone, iPad, and Android mobile phones. Prime members can also watch online at Amazon.com/PIV.

Prime Instant Video is also the only U.S. online-only subscription streaming service that enables offline viewing—on a plane, on vacation, and anywhere else where you may not have Wi-Fi. Eligible customers who are not Prime members can sign-up by visiting: amazon.com/prime for a 30-day trial.