Zinio is now available for all Android 2.2+ devices, Gives access to 12 free magazines through August 15

Zinio released its magazine reader app this past summer, but only to Honeycomb tablets. Today they are announcing that it is available for all Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread devices.

Zinio brings the “world’s largest newstand” of magazines to your phone or tablet. You can download digital susbriptions or single issues and sync your library on multiple devices.

To celebrate this update, Zinio is giving users free access to the following magazines through August 15:

  • Bike Magazine
  • BlackBook
  • ESPN The Magazine
  • House Beautiful
  • Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine
  • Maxim
  • Outdoor Photographer
  • Redbook
  • Robb Report
  • Seattle Met
  • SURFER Magazine
  • Wine Enthusiast.


  • Read full-color pages or text mode for simple reading.
  • Purchase full subscriptions for the best value, or buy single issues and find your new favorites.
  • Sync your entire library easily with your computer and other supported mobile devices.
  • Read with interactive features, rich media, and digital-only content in select magazines.
  • Magazines worldwide, published in Canada, UK, Australia, Spain, France, Italy, Russia, Japan and more.

Most Popular:

  • Business and News — Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, HBR
  • For Men — Maxim, Esquire, Car & Driver, Men’s Fitness, Outside
  • Fashion — Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Nylon, Harper’s Bazaar, BlackBook
  • Home / Lifestyle — Saveur, O: The Oprah Magazine, Dwell, Wine Enthusiast
  • Tech — T3, Macworld, PC World, PC Gamer, X-Box World, Layers
  • Science —The Smithsonian, New Scientist, Science
  • International — Vogue France, Esquire UK, Hola Mexico, GQ Japan
  • New Arrivals — Harper’s, Computer Arts, Business Traveler, Guitar Player, Edge, Consumer Reports

Hit the source link for the Android Market download link or our apps database for the QR code.

Full press release:


Android Users Can Now Access the World’s Largest Selection of Magazines and New Users Get 12 Free Issues Upon Sign-Up

SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2011 – Zinio (www.zinio.com), the world’s largest universal newsstand, announced today that it is now available on all current Android devices. Following an announcement 30 days ago of Zinio for Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet devices, now Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread tablet and smartphone users can also download Zinio for free from Google’s Android Market. All Android users may now immediately explore, read, interact with and enjoy free articles, buy single issues and subscribe to the magazines that matter to them.

With tens of thousands of immediate downloads upon launch in June, Zinio experienced strong demand amongst Android 3.0 tablet users immediately after its release last month. With the expansion to Froyo and Gingerbread devices, Zinio is celebrating its universal access to all Android smartphones and other tablets by giving new Android users 12 free current issues to popular magazine titles through August 15th, 2011, including: Bike Magazine, BlackBook, ESPN The Magazine, House Beautiful, Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine, Maxim, Outdoor Photographer, Redbook, Robb Report, Seattle Met, SURFER Magazine and Wine Enthusiast.

Also, as an exclusive benefit to T-Mobile subscribers, new users of Zinio’s Android service will be able to select an additional 5 free titles from T-Mobile’s “Freemium” offering in the USA, located inside the library of the Zinio Android app.

Now all Android users can enjoy the largest collection of magazines with Zinio: over a hundred thousand issues from 1,000 major consumer magazines publishers globally – from Hearst to The Economist to Grupo Mondadori to Dwell Media –with global shops in 33 languages and selling in 20 different currencies. Zinio for Google’s Android Market includes issues with enhanced capabilities and features that continue to make Zinio the world’s favorite newsstand, including interactive features and rich media right inside the pages of your favorite magazines like audio, video and information graphics.

“Our goal is to give every magazine lover worldwide, regardless of platform, an immersive and seamless way to connect to and engage with their favorite stories – creating a comprehensive and compelling newsstand that is controlled by the individual and customized to their interests,” said Rich Maggiotto, Zinio President & CEO. “Extending deeper into the Android ecosystem on a global scale continues to help move us in this direction.”

Zinio continues to enable its readership to discover more content, read what they like, wherever, whenever they desire on a growing number of devices. Zinio is the only solution for users who want to enjoy their library of magazines and stories online or offline. They can store their entire library of content across their favorite devices, including all PCs, Macs, Linux, iOS, Android, Win7 (beta) and WebOS enabled devices, with a RIM app to launch imminently.

About Zinio

Zinio is where the world reads, explores, and interacts with the largest selection of magazines across today’s most popular devices. News may break elsewhere, but stories “live” on Zinio. No other platform provides global access to more than 4,500 magazine titles covering every major genre, industry, specialty and hobby. Zinio users download millions of magazine issues a month in 33 languages and 20 currencies – from almost every major global publisher. The company is focused on creating an intuitive and effortless digital experience that transforms how we read, from passive to active, from solo to social. Zinio users can easily search for what they are personally passionate about, share with friends, save and curate content, shop for products and store all of their favorite magazines. With Zinio, more people interact deeper, more frequently with added use occasions, topical engagement and more overall utility.

Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei. For more information, please visit www.zinio.com, or follow us on Twitter at @Zinio.

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About the Author: Robert Nazarian

Robert lives in upstate New York where he was born and raised. Technology was always his passion. His first computer was a Radio Shack TRS80 Color that used a cassette tape to save programs, and his first laptop was a Toshiba T1200FB that sported a CGA greyscale screen and two 720kb floppy drives (no hardrive). From the early 90’s through late 2011, he only owned Motorola phones starting with the MircroTAC all the way through to the Droid X. He broke that streak when he bought the Galaxy Nexus. Now he's sporting a Galaxy Note 4, and absolutely loves it. He has a wonderful wife and a 6 year old son. In his free time he enjoys sports, movies, TV, working out, and trying to keep up with the rapid fast world of technology.

  • Cigarjockey

    All Magazines should be available from Nook’s / Kindles’s / tablets.
    It’s a shame as I emailed 2 Magazines I use to have subscription to asking if they will offer e format…No reply.

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