Amazon has expanded its Kindle offering to include support for the Android platform.

"Customers around the world can now download this free application from Android Market and enjoy Amazon's vast selection of Kindle books on their Android-powered devices", says the company in a statement as it hopes to bring in a new library of readers to its bookstore.

The free Kindle apps allow customers to discover and read over 620,000 books in the Kindle Store and gives them virtually all the same features as iPhone, iPad, and BlackBerry users, as far as we can tell.

Several features will be added to Kindle for Android in the near future, including full text search and purchasing of Kindle books from within the app. 

Kindle for Android is currently available for customers in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.