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Amazon Appstore details and prices leaked, some cheaper than Android Market

Details of Amazon’s forthcoming Appstore appear to have been leaked. German site Androidnews.de stumbled across the URL amazon.com/apps which temporarily led to a page stuffed with familiar app icons.

Popular apps and games like SwiftKey, The Moron Test and Zenonia were all there, rubbing shoulders with the Wolfram Alpha app and the camera app Vignette.

We’ve tested the link ourselves, which apparently only works if you’re logged out of Amazon. We couldn’t get it to work (logged in or logged out), but Android Guys is reporting that they managed to get it working as well. Looks like Amazon let this one slip out of the bag and then put the kibosh on it. Oops.

It looks as though a handful of apps will be priced a little bit cheaper than their Android Market counterparts too.

SwiftKey, Chordbot Pro and the Impossible Level Game will apparently be going for $1.79 instead of the usual $1.99 (or £1.10 and £1.20 in proper British money).

In this price comparison table, Androidnews.de is also claiming that the games Call of Duty Modern Warfare: Force Recon and 3D Spider Walk will be Amazon Appstore exclusives. If true, then that’s two more feathers in Amazon’s cap, along with Angry Birds Rio.

There’s still no word on an official Appstore release date from Amazon. We were told yesterday that it’s going to be “very soon” but we couldn’t get any more than that.

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