Recently Amazon has launched its audiobooks subscription service “Audible” in India, offering access to over 2,00,000 audiobooks. The online retail giant said it plans to add more Indian and international audiobooks daily to the service, which is still in beta phase. Subscription starts at Rs 199 per month and comes with a 30-day free trial. Launch offers for select users include 90-day free trial along with a credit towards three free audiobooks.
Apart from the base subscription, you also have a 6-month and 12-month plan priced at Rs 1,345 and Rs 2,332 respectively. Amazon Audible members also get a 30% discount while purchasing additional audiobooks, apart from their monthly credit.
The service offers audiobooks from Indian and International authors across categories including fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, romance, mysteries, young adult, spirituality, biographies, business and self-development. There is also a dedicated section called Audible Originals that offer audiobooks created by storytellers exclusively for the service and produced by Audible Studios.
Some notable titles in Amazon’s audiobook catalogue include the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling and Victorian Secrets by John Woolf.