The Economist for iPhone by The Economist (iPhone)
Released: Sep 30, 2011
Version: 3.2.0
Size: 20 MB
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The Economist for iPhone

The Economist
• Our app is free to download
• Read or listen to a selection of must-read articles chosen each week by Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist
• Subscribers enjoy full access to each week’s issues and analysis

A smart guide to the forces that shape the future, readers access an essential global briefing on business, finance, economics, science, current affairs, technology and the arts from The Economist each week.

• Read or listen to each week’s full issue from Thursday 4pm EST/ 9pm GMT. Read or listen to each week’s full issue every Thursday, before it hits newsstands.
• Pre-download The Economist and enjoy offline reading anytime, anywhere.
• Seamlessly move between our reader and audio features.
• Store and access back issues.
• If you are a registered reader, you may purchase single issues using in-app purchase.
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to and The Economist apps.

* NEW *
You can now create your own playlist of audio articles, store and listen to anytime, anywhere.

• Subscribe annually, quarterly or buy a single issue. You will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment is charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of purchase.
• Annual and quarterly subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must be turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at

Simply search for The Economist in the App Store to download the app for free.

Please note that this app requires iOS 7.0 and above. We recommend you update to the latest version of iOS to receive the best possible experience.

What's new in version 3.2.0
- iOS 9 compatibility
- Tap-to-zoom on images
- Auto-deletion of old issues after three months (by default, can be changed or disabled in the app's settings)
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Our verdict: Good
  • ➜ The Economist for iPhone has average ratings (2.5-star).
  • ➜ The app is free.
  • ➜ The Economist for iPhone is currently ranked #62 in free News apps for iPhone.
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