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Common Browsers used in Android Phones and Tablets

Author: Vivien Walton
by Vivien Walton
Posted: Aug 05, 2016
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At this stage of period, phones are mostly enclosed with the android or windows Operating system. Most of the companies follow android OS for their companies. This Android mobile operating system was initiated with the release of the Android beta in November 2007. From that time different versions of androids have been seen with new-new modifications and features in them. These Android versions have been developed under a confectionery-themed code name and released in alphabetical order, beginning with Android 1.5 "Cupcake"; the earlier versions 1.0 and 1.1 were not released under specific code names:

  • Cupcake (1.5)
  • Donut (1.6)
  • Eclair (2.0–2.1)
  • Froyo (2.2–2.2.3)
  • Gingerbread (2.3–2.3.7)
  • Honeycomb (3.0–3.2.6)
  • Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0–4.0.4)
  • Jelly Bean (4.1–4.3.1)
  • KitKat (4.4–4.4.4, 4.4W–4.4W.2)
  • Lollipop (5.0–5.1.1)
  • Android M (developer preview 2)

Lollipop is the latest version of OS. All of the versions have made the phones smarter. Now when it comes to browsing, we can find many options of android browser, and in the Store house of the smartphone we can find that there are so many options of browsers are available in Google Play Store. But choosing the perfect one for your needs becomes a problematic task. However, while picking the best browser for our gadget, some sorts get raised in our mind like swiftness, cache, downloading capabilities, scrolling, zooming, browsing and so on.

For this go through this post, here we have tried to cut-short your listing, by suggesting you some most popular and worthy android browsers.

Google Chrome:

Google Chrome browser is hitting the list at the top due to its usage. It enhances your browsing experience on the all type of Android Phones and Tablets. It assistances you in searching and browsing in a faster mode. Google Chrome has many interesting features like multi-tab browsing, makes bookmarking easy, history, download, etc. The average rating of this browser is 4.1 on Google Play.

UC Browser for Android:

UC Browser is another browser for Android and is has also got very good ratings. It is available to you in both mobile and desktop modes for browsing. You can open pages in different tabs, manage downloads, bookmarks and history. But a con of this browser is that the cache of this browser becomes very large which sometimes result in crash. Try this browser only if you have enough internal memory in your android phone or tablet.

Opera Mobile web browser:

This is another browser for android phones and tablets. Opera Mobile web browser offers you fast and simple browsing experience. It is a tabbed android browser which easily manages downloads, bookmarks and history. It has both versions of mobile and full mode browsing. Light version of this browser is also available on Google Play Store. Average rating of this browser is 4.5 on Google Play.

Firefox Browser for Android:

One more option of good android browser is Firefox Browser. This browser is giving tough fight to other available android browsers with its smart features. You can install many add on features for this browser. It also gives you option to retrieve passwords and bookmarks from the desktop version of Firefox Browser for Android. Average rating of this browser is 4.2 on Google Play.

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Vivien Walton author of this article is currently running The Xperia Z: A Successful Smartphone which is more popular for sony xperia price & sony xperia phones at B1 / E3, Wing II, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, New Delhi 110 044, India

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