[Tencent] according to foreign media reports, since the popularity of smart phones, the parents have been hoping that children can put down the phone, and more time spent on paper books. However, Amazon believes that the two are not in conflict.
More intimate is that children's readers can click on the form of a dialog box to control the speed of reading. If readers find a word in the story, they can also find the meaning of the word in the application, and let the application read out the word pronunciation. At the same time, the reader can also be classified into a list of these words in order to be available at any time to view.
Amazon said, Rapids currently has hundreds of story content, and will add a lot of new content in the next month, and all the stories are for the 7-12 year old children's design. Amazon said that interested users can apply for a period of two weeks of trial rights, or in the application of the promotion period to $2.99 per month for the subscription price.
Currently, Rapids has logged on Andorid, iOS and Amazon's own Fire device platform.
But it should be noted that, Rapids content and services are not included in the Amazon had launched Unlimited FreeTime services. FreeTime Unlimited is actually a user content subscription service for children, consumers only need to provide the children's age and gender will automatically have access to the Amazon, a large number of books, films and their suitable application permissions. Moreover, Amazon has launched a cooperation with Disney, Nickeloden, PBS and Marvel publishers, so there is enough content available to users to watch children, including the movie "curious George" and the game "Thomas freight train" etc..
For Amazon Prime users, the price of this service for each child $2.99, or $6.99 unlimited number. For non Prime members, the service price is $4.99 and $9.99.