The Economist Android Application

The Economist Android Application is the best android app to read The Economist on your Android mobile and tablet.

The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication, offering clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs, business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts. The Economist app is free to download and includes free access to the editor’s highlights – a weekly selection of must-read articles from each week’s edition of The Economist.
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Digital and print subscribers to The Economist receive unrestricted access to each week’s full print edition on Android. The apps is free to download from the Android Market and include free access to the editor’s highlights – a weekly selection of six must-read articles.

If you are not a current paid subscriber of the economist but would like full access you can purchase single issues or a digital subscription from within the apps.

Features of this android app :
•Each week’s issue available from 9pm London time each Thursday
•Download each issue to your device to read without an internet connection
•Switch easily between reading and listening with The Economist in audio
•Store and access back issues
•Purchase single issues using In App Purchase
•Subscribe from within the app for full access to The Economist on Android, iPhone, iPad and The Economist online

The Economist on Android operates on Android phones and small and medium tablets running OS 2.x. The Economist Android Application is the best Android App available for NEWS for free and is last updated on May 22, 2013 and the latest version is 1.2.3 which requires ANDROID 2.1 – 2.3.7. This is currently trending in Android Market under News and Magazines android apps and already has 1,000,000 – 5,000,000 installations.

Updates in this version of the app:
– Adds support for Android Jelly Bean (4.1/4.2) tablets including Google Nexus 7 and 10.
– Includes various usability bug fixes

The android app size is 1.6 M and is a free android app. This android app is rated 3.4 with 5,556 reviews in android market at the time of writing this post. Download this app from Google android market.