Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Building Apple Watch App For Mobile Shopping

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) is reportedly developing a mobile shopping app targeting Apple Watch community. The device has not yet come to market but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently introduced various applications that will be available on it. Amazon already has a mobile shopping app for Android Wear, and given the company’s desire to always innovate for its customers, support for Apple Watch is widely expected.

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) ’s mobile shopping app for Apple Watch will support functions such as searching for a product and paying for the same from the wrist device. Users of the app are also expected to enjoy the ability to add products to their Amazon Wishlist. The app is expected to be based on Amazon’s ordering system known as 1-Click.

It doesn’t come as a surprise that Amazon is building a shopping app for Apple Watch. The company tends to push out its shopping app on devices and connected platforms as long as it deems the move viable. Amazon also bundles its shopping apps with its own hardware such as Kindle Fire tablet and Fire Phone.

Amazon keeps Apple Watch app close to its chest

At this point, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has preferred not to comment on the details of its Apple Watch app. Instead, the company only maintains that it always innovates on behalf of its customers. Further to that, the company says that it is committed to being anywhere that its customers want to shop, and that includes being available on watches.

According to an Amazon spokesperson, with Android Wear app already available to shoppers, expanding to other devices is part of their agenda.

Apple Watch launch

Apple recently provided some updates about its much-awaited Apple Watch device. The company confirmed that the watch will be available in three versions with the standard version starting at $350. The high-end Apple Watch will start at $10,000.

In addition to supporting Apple Pay mobile payment service, Apple Watch will also support health tracking functions. There is already an app for blood sugar monitoring using the device. Apple Watch is expected to come to market in April.

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