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Brand New Android Market for Phones; Now with Movie Rentals, Books, and Better App Search

Over the next few weeks Google is rolling out a brand new Android Market for phones; check out this introductory video to see all the new features.

The new market features better app search and suggestion–including extra categories to better highlight the top downloads across a more diverse spectrum–movie rentals, ebooks, and a totally overhauled interface. Check out the video to see a demonstration of the new features and, if you have an Android 2.2 or above device, stand by for an update in the near future. If you absolutely can’t wait to try the new market, you can grab a development copy and install it ahead of schedule.

Android Market for Phones [via]

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  • Published 07/13/11

Comments (5)

  1. trinity343

    looks grossly like Windows phone interface……

  2. Atomsk

    You can actually install the new market now :) It’s pretty cool.

  3. Xeogin

    @trinity343, no kidding, I’m definitely not letting it install on my phone. Time to make a backup of the current Market…

  4. SWJ345


    I only got my first android last week!

    updating it has already taken me through two others!

  5. Scott

    Looks quite a bit like windows. I would rather see a Linux like interface.

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