Amazon has rolled out their latest iOS app, Amazon Student. And as the name implies, this one is intended for students. The app is free to download, requires iOS 3.0 or later and will run on the iPhone and iPod touch. In terms of features, this one is simple, but should be appreciated by students who are looking to save some money on their textbooks. According to the feature list in the iOS App Store listing, here is what you can expect from the app;
- Instant Price Checks: Scan a barcode—check a price: It’s that easy. Shop smarter and compare prices on textbooks and everything else you buy, no matter where you are. Access Amazon.com’s low prices and vast selection to buy books, music, DVDs, electronics, apparel, and just about anything else from your phone.
- Sell Your Stuff: Turn your used stuff into Amazon.com Gift Cards. Just scan a textbook, game, movie, or gadget you no longer need and see the trade-in value for any eligible item. Ship it for free and get an Amazon.com Gift Card to spend on millions of items on Amazon.com.
- FREE Two-Day Shipping: The Amazon Student program offers college students FREE Two-Day Shipping for six months with Amazon Prime shipping benefits.