According to several reader tips that we have received, Google has begun selling books and movies in its Google Play store in Brazil. TecnoBlog has verified this and provided some screenshots (via TNW) of the Brazil Play store.
Simultaneously, Amazon has announced that it has opened up a version of its Kindle book store in Brazil.
Amazon today launched the Brazil Kindle Store (www.amazon.com.br) with the largest selection of the most popular books, including the most Veja best sellers and lowest prices of any eBookstore in Brazil. The Brazil Kindle Store offers over 1.4 million books, now available to Brazilian customers priced in Brazilian Reais (R$), including more than 13,000 Portuguese-language books, 49 of 60 Veja best sellers—the most of any digital bookstore—and the most free books in Portuguese. In addition, Amazon announced that Kindle—the world’s #1 best-selling e-reader for five years running—will go on sale in Brazil in the coming weeks with a suggested retail price of R$299. For more information, and to begin shopping in the Kindle Store, visit www.amazon.com.br.