Sports Illustrated Android app to go live today [Update]

Sports Illustrated magazine will put forward its digital editions on Android smart phones and tablets starting today, asserts Wall Street Journal.

The Time Inc publication will likely announce multiple subscription offerings that offer various combinations of the magazine in print and electronic form. Pricing and other facets of the package are still blurred.

The Sports Illustrated products are collectively an effort by Time Inc. to create a subscription platform that allows customers to sign up once and access publications in any medium including print.

Update: We have got the official press note:

Beginning today, Sports Illustrated “All Access” subscription includes new magazine apps for the Samsung Galaxy and Android smartphones (OS 2.1 and higher); The specific plans are:

  • Print/Digital (Samsung Galaxy/Android Smartphone/Web): $48 annually or $4.99/month
  • Digital Only: $3.99/month
  • Current print subscribers have free access to the digital package throughout the remainder of their term

A version of Sports Illustrated on the Motorola Xoom was showcased last week.

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