Last Updated: 2023-04-24

Best news reading apps for Android

List of apps on the page. Sorted by rating on Google Play.
# Logo App Score Ads IAP Installs
1 Medium Medium 4.7 No Yes 5M+ installs
2 Pocket: Save. Read. Grow. Pocket: Save. Read. Grow. 4.7 Yes Yes 10M+ installs
3 Readly Magazines & Newspapers Readly Magazines & Newspapers 4.1 No Yes 1M+ installs
Logo Medium

No Ads In-app Purchases 5M+ installs

The app also has a feature where you can save your favorite articles to read later, which is very convenient. The treasure trove of knowledge contained herein is voluminous, professionally written, highly granular, and completely horizontal. Always has interesting reads, some short enough for a moment holding on a call, and others to give you something to ponder just before you turn in for the night. This is sure to teach others new and intriguing concepts across at least one of the multiple fields of study you touch upon. App comes with a minimal, easy-to-use, beautiful interface and the editing power is quite excellent. Medium is a great place to research and learn about a variety of topics.

Logo Pocket: Save. Read. Grow.

Contains Ads In-app Purchases 10M+ installs

The only drawback is that it will try to download every article you've ever saved into your device. You can just read in your tab, pause, and continue either on your phone or desktop. You can save every article you want to read later, and the reading format is pretty clean and straightforward. The ability to save, archive, and even share with others on multiple other media platforms seems unparalleled. A convenient way to read long articles without being bombarded by numerous flashing and jumping ads.

Logo Readly Magazines & Newspapers

No Ads In-app Purchases 1M+ installs

Excellent range of magazines, also good for the environment, with no excessive paper. Allow multiple users on one primary account; great for sharing with friends or family. Like changing the format and dark mode for better reading on phones and tablets. Bonus, you can share with others so the subscription goes further with Netflix. Finding specific articles across a plethora of magazines is easily performed with simple searches. Saves a fortune in buying magazines and not having to throw away hard copies.