Amazon's Appstore for Android is well-executed and poised for success

March 22, 2011: 10:44 AM ET

The Store works as advertised, which might be bad news for Verizon's efforts.

Two big Google (GOOG) Android stores launched this week.  Verizon(VZ) launched its VCast Apps for Android on the new Thunderbolt LTE Handset late last week and this morning, after a slight delay and a last minute trademark lawsuit by Apple, Amazon(AMZN) launched their Appstore.

Amazon's Appstore

Both claim to be a more curated app buying process.  However, they are a study in contrasts. More

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