There are so many Android browsers out there today, and each one claims to be better than the last. Here we make a look into the best Android web browsers for 2012.
Needless to mention, Mozilla Firefox is one of the most favorite web browsers on desktops. But, coming to Android devices, the web browser disappoints us a lot. It is not as perfect as its desktop version. The application opens up very slow and even the web browsing is sluggish. The only notable thing with the Firefox is Firefox Sync, which lets users share their tabs across the devices. Users can import all of their browsing history and open tabs from their desktops and the same can be done on a reverse. Firefox falls short in many more capabilities, however. It looks like that the browser is not a perfect one for Android gadgets, whether tablets or smartphones. Hopefully, Mozilla organization may repair the bugs sooner.
Dolphin Browser HD
Dolphin Browser HD is one of largely used web browsers on Android devices. What is impressive with Dolphin Browser is its capability for sleek scrolling and smooth tabs. The browser has a nice design and layout. The contents and settings can be accessed easily. It further features full-screen mode, web-to-PDF tool, a screen cut/capture option, rich downloading option and much more. Dolphin also comes with a huge number of plug-ins that users can download from the Play Store. The browser has recently introduced a feature called the Dolphin Sonar, which helps users search, share and navigate by shaking the phone or talking to the phone.
Google Chrome Beta
Opera Mobile Browser
Opera is a rather bulky web browser and is one of the most popular on mobile devices. It has two versions for mobile devices; the Opera Mobile Brower for high end products and the Opera Mini for low spec’ed devices. As a whole, all mobile users can enjoy the Opera web browser on their phones. Opera has rich tabs, web searching and settings options. The best feature with the browser currently is Opera Turbo, which stores compressed data of a web site in your device. Similar Amazon’s Silk browser, it helps users consume less data to open up regular web sites. As well, the feature will open up pages faster and easily. But, Opera is frequently blamed for its performance slightness at time.
It is an innovative web browser on Android. Boat Browser always places a toolbar on top of the screen thus you can expand the usage of your device’s screen. The browser allows you to access web quite quickly. Boat Browser may not be performing as fast as the items mentioned above. However, it has grabbed name as a famous web browser for Android products with many of its fresh features. The browser doesn’t support Adobe Flash. The browser features a special unique home screen, which will help you list hundreds of favourite websites and access them quickly.