Rumors On AMZN Android App Store

Android developers may soon have another place to sell their apps.  Rumor has it that Amazon is preparing an app store, and while nothing’s been confirmed just yet, enough details have leaked to create a fairly complete picture of how the store should function.

Earlier today, Sarah Perez brought together all the semi-facts in a single list.  Here’s a key one: the supposed developer agreement states, “For each sale of an App, we will pay you a royalty equal to the greater of 70% of the purchase price or 20% of the List Price as of the purchase date.”

Then another important detail is that participating in Amazon’s Android app store is expected to cost developers $99 per year.

Finally, here’s an odd line Perez uncovered in the developer agreement: “We have sole discretion to determine all features and operations of this program and to set the retail price and other terms on which we sell Apps.”

Of course, assuming the app store is even real in the first place, all of that could change by the time Amazon makes a formal announcement about its existence.

By Doug Caverly

Doug is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest eBusiness news.

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