BBC News Android App Review

| May 31, 2019

Getting access to the news that is relevant to you used to involve some work, but with the advent of the internet and smart devices, there are millions of ways to track even the most obscure of news sources. News apps have dramatically reshaped how we stay informed with the latest news. Newspapers, radio, and even television is slowly becoming things of the past. The primary reason why people are inclining towards news apps is the ability to get news on the go. They save us from the tedium of tracking tons of news sources by compiling all the news we are interested in, in one screen. BBC is the world’s oldest broadcasting organization and the biggest in terms of employees. Needless to say, BBC News is trusted by millions the world over. Keeping abreast with the changing times, BBC News has launched its own news app for smart devices.

How it works

BBC News app for Android brings you news from the BBC global network of journalists. In addition to this, the app offers you the BBC World Service Radio streamed live, social features and personalization so you can re-order the news categories to suit your interests. Key features of this app include Top Stories which updates you with breaking stories happening around the globe. My Stories is a function that allows you to personalize news stories that you want to follow, here you can choose stories by topic or time for your personalized newsfeed.

BBC News Android App Review

BBC News app for Android can suggest topics based on your location, stories you’ve recently viewed and what’s in the news now. It also enables you to quickly find content and topics that interest you. You have the option to choose from the familiar list of BBC News indexes such as Politics, Business, Entertainment and Health or search for your own subjects of interest. You can also access Live BBC World Service Radio 24/7, enjoy access to the BBC’s photo galleries, video and audio archives. You can even download the latest stories and later read them offline at your convenience.


With more than 10 million downloads, this 100% free app from BBC is a must-have for your smart device. It provides you an on-the-go access to one of the most reliable, fair and balanced news networks in the world.


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