Under the title Aldi Life Ebooks the well-known discounters Aldi sold from October 20 future books in digital form. Overall, the product line will comprise around one million titles &# 8211; 3000 of them even free. Read here what you can expect at Aldi Life eBooks, what the costs are and how do you use the e-book service.
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The market for e-books continues to grow &# 8211; are leaders currently the online retailer Amazon and the Tolino alliance consisting of the leading German book chain Hugendubel, Thalia and other major bookstores. Now comes another player before in the highly competitive market: The discounter Aldi offers from 20 October 2016 entitled Aldi Life eBooks its own e-book service to. thus Aldi expands launched last year Aldi Service Life Music &# 8211; future can download not only music, but also just digital books there.
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Aldi Life eBooks &# 8211; Offer at a glance
At the start of Aldi Life eBooks will be available for download in digital form one million books. Which items are the exactly about Aldi keeps still covered. But we must assume that it largely is current bestsellers and popular literature from the top charts. On the website is as up The new Harry Potter book and the new novel of the successful German author Charlotte Link. Besides promoting Aldi that 3000 free title are in the range: In all probability, are the literary classic, in which the copyright has expired and that can be distributed for free &# 8211; similar to the offer from Amazon.On the subject:
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Aldi Life eBooks &# 8211; These are the costs
Traditionally, advertises Aldi with low prices to potential customers &# 8211; with its e-book service, the discounter, however can not attack on price competition. In Germany will continue to apply the Book prices &# 8211; that is, a fixed price for both printed and digital books is true. Dealers may therefore not set their own prices for books.
Is there an e-reader from Aldi?
Unlike Amazon and the bookstores of Tolino Alliance is Aldi not have its own e-reader give. To read the digital books, you can use the Aldi-life e-book app that Aldi will provide for the start of the service for Android devices and iOS. Here you can also buy the books &# 8211; alternatively you visit to the homepage of Aldi Life. The reading app will be compatible with all popular formats, thus:
Practical: With the exception of book purchases from Amazon you can also e-books upload and download again, which you have acquired from third parties in the Aldi cloud. Gained enables, for example, Sync bookmarks across multiple devices. In addition, the reading should also be possible for PC and Mac - More precise details on protection measures and digital rights management (DRM) is not called Aldi.
Although there will be no reader of Aldi: At the start of Aldi Life E-Books the discounter Aldi offers its own tablet that fittingly on the name &# 8220; eBook reader&# 8221; hear. This is a seven-inch Android tablet from Medion, which you can buy at a price of 129 euros. The reading app Aldi is already installed there, otherwise the Medion E6912 has E-Tab via a 3G module, 8 GB of internal memory, 1 GB RAM and a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. The operating system is Android 6.0 is installed marshmallow. For the price you will also receive a starting balance of 10 euros for e-book purchases and an Aldi Talk SIM.
You can buy you the device at Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd and indeed time for the start of service on 20 October. If you still looking for other sources of books, we'll show you the best Seitem where you can download free eBooks.
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