Best Android Browsers – Power of Choice


It would be unfair to state that Android’s stock browser is a poorly made software which makes your mobile web surfing a real nightmare. Android stock browser is a thought-out and very effective mobile browser with a bunch of great features. It supports multiple windows option, bookmarking and some social sharing stuff. Although if you want to feel the real power of Android you can try out alternative mobile browsers produced by such famous companies as Firefox or Opera. Not so long ago our friends from TemplateMonster Blog have published their vision of Top 5 Web Browsers for Android Devices. Mobile industry keeps evolving and so browsers manufacturers do. Current situation on the Android browsers market might frustrate ordinary users because it is hard to choose one product considering the fact that there are 4 almost equal browsers. Apparently these four are Opera, Firefox, Dolphin and Skyfire.

Firefox 4 Android

 

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Actually Firefox 4 is the most controversial mobile browser among the mighty Four; considering the number of both negative and positive reviews at the Android market. Officially Firefox claims that their new version is 3 times faster than the Android stock browser although we can see a bunch of reviews claiming that FF is very slow. It is hard to say is it a problem of the browser itself or the phone’s hardware. The bright sides of the new Firefox are smooth desktop synchronization, HTML5 support, improved Java scripts engine and fresh streamlined interface. The bad thing is still doesn’t support any Flash content.

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Skyfire

 

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So far we can state that this is main challenger to be called best Android web browser. You should agree that it is hard to beat the list of its advantages:

  • Flash Video
  • User Agent Switching
  • Fireplace Feed Reader
  • Popular Pages
  • Related Ideas
  • Skyfire OneTouch Search
  • Social Sharing Buttons
  • Google Reader

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Opera Mini
 

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According to the information from Opera officials this browser’s secret weapon is Opera’s servers which are used to compress web pages for increasing load speed. Also it synchronizes your bookmarks, Speed Dial with your computer. Of course you’ll be glad to try out slick social sharing options and play free games from the Opera mobile store.

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Dolphin

 

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I guess these guys have created one of the best Android browsers and a bunch of positive reviews, number of downloads and 5 stars rating prove that. Its superb interface makes your browsing really comfortable, multi-touch Pinch zoom delivers most pesky, non-friendly for mobile web websites and wonderful system of add-ons and bookmarks are real time-savers.

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  • http://blog.templatemonster.com/2010/05/13/5-android-web-browsers/ Top 5 Web Browsers for Android Devices | Template Monster Blog

    [...] You know browsers are like your web glasses because it is browsers that you see the web through. Some people still like good old classic browsers, other are going crazy about the new glamorous ones. And despite the variety of choices and difference of worldviews and opinions we can claim that Android fans have a pretty good choice of web glasses for sure. What are the most important features for a successful mobile web browser? Of course it’s got to be fast, multifunctional, light-weight, well-promoted, good-looking and don’t forget to offer something that others don’t have. The other way is it has to be a really famous web browser with superb marketing history and millions of fans around the world that do like mobile web surfing. Don’t forget to check out the new post from friends called Best Android Browsers – Power of Choice. [...]

  • Android browsers

    These are really Android browsers top 5 that you’ve listed here. And it’s a reverse rating, right? From Firefox which is the least popular one to Dolphin which is #1.