The Economist

Developer: The Economist

Genre: News & Magazines Apps

Downloads: 1,000,000+

Price: Free

7.0 Awesome

The Economist is one of the world's foremost publications that will really make you think about the world and its complex situations. There are audio versions of articles on the iPhone app, while the Android app allows you to download that week's latest article to your device whether or not you're a subscriber (if you're not it will cost you). On Android there is also some free content.

iPhone app will allow you to read offline and access back issues as well. For iPhone app if you're not a subscriber you can also buy single issues, but it does seem that the iPhone and Android apps are really different.

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Pros & Cons

  • Official Economist App
  • Read news coverage that will make you think
  • Can subscribe or buy single issues
  • Audio available on iPhone app
  • iPhone and Android apps are different
  • Single issues are quite expensive
  • Issues take a while to download