Amazon’s Audiobooks Subscription Service Audible Launched in India

By November 8th, 2018 AT 11:02 AM

Amazon, after a long wait, launched its audiobooks subscription service called the Audible in India for a starting price of Rs 199 for one month. For the first time Audible users, Amazon is offering a 30-day free trial to all users in the country. Amazon has been talking about launching the audiobooks in India for quite a long time now, and finally, it plans to make it available to all users in the day of Diwali. In addition to the 30 days free trial offer, the online retailer is also offering a 90-day free trial option to people with a credit towards three free audiobooks.

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Amazon Audible Features and More

Amazon notes that in total it right now offers over 2,00,000 audiobooks. In the days to come, we expect the number to increase. Amazon also informs that Audible in India is still in the beta stage. We expect the stable build of the Audible app to be available to all users very soon. The online retailer says that all the 200,000 audiobooks and more will be available will be available to all Android and iOS users. Amazon also claims that “more new and exciting Indian & international audiobooks” will be added to the audiobooks catalogue “every day”. Besides the app, the audiobooks will also be available via the Audible website.

Amazon Audible Price in India

The Amazon Audible is already available in the U.S and there it cost almost one fifth more than it is priced in India. In the U.S, Audible is available for $14.95 per month, while in India it is priced Rs 199 for one month. Compared to the U.S, the Amazon Audible offerings in India are quite different.

In the U.S, Amazon gives access to three titles to the users, including one audiobook and two Audible originals. In comparison, in India, users will get access to only one title a month. The title or the book gets added to the Audible Library and the user can listen to it whenever they want. The Amazon Audible comes with some audiobooks already in the Library, and the users, Amazon notes, will be able to use the already existing audiobooks, even after they have cancelled the subscription. Audible subscription plans

As noted, the Audible comes with Rs 199 monthly plan which will pack on the title. In addition, Amazon India is also offering 6 and 12-month subscriptions priced at Rs 1,345 and Rs 2,332 respectively.

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Ashish

Chakri you really need to bump up your game here. I am using audible since last 1 year. I don’t know what makes you write old news making it as new

Neighbour Aunty
Neighbour Aunty

If all books audio translated into hindi languge then it will be huge success, as indian audience love listening and watching rather than reading,

Girish Gowda | BengaLuru
Girish Gowda | BengaLuru

Two-thirds of India don’t even know Hindi language.

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