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Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android Smartphone

android logo Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android SmartphoneRecently, I brought a Samsung Galaxy I9000 running  Android 2.1 (Éclair), and currently, it’s the best smartphone operating system around the globe. With wide application support, Android is sure to win your hearts.

Web browsing is one of the most important tasks that one carries out on his/her smartphone, and undoubtedly, the search for the best browser for a user never ends. Before I talk about the 4 best browsers one can get on their Android phone, I must say that the default web browser provided by Android is powerful enough for general everyday browsing, but if you really want that extra pinch of flavor, here you go.

Opera Mini

Opera Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android SmartphoneNo matter what OS you are running on your Smartphone, there is always a version of Opera Mini to ease your browsing. If you are looking for a simple replacement for your default browser and are working on a slow connection, Opera Mini is your solution. It provides you with faster more efficient web browsing experience. It uses its powerful servers to compress data by up to 90% before sending it to your phone, so page-loads are lightning fast.

Fennec

fennec 180x300 Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android SmartphoneAlthough in the alpha stage of release, Fennec provides a very promising web browsing experience to its user. Data compression, add-on support  and fast user interface are some of the features of this browser.  The users who work on Firefox on their desktops can easily synchronize bookmarks and saved pages using a small add-on called Weave.

Skyfire Browser

skyfire 180x300 Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android SmartphoneIf you want to play online flash videos while browsing on your Android devices, Skyfire is the only available solution for you. It promises to make your browsing experience rich and more interactive by its mobile/desktop browsing views, but at the same time, drains more battery juice and process power. Incorporated is  the SkyBar at the browser’s footer which implicates Video, Explore, and Share with a single touch.

xScope Browser

xScope 180x300 Top 4 Web Browsers for Your Android SmartphoneThe above three browsers are sure to satisfy ones browsing need but for those who always want more to try their hands on, xScope is definitely worth a try.  With features like Instant Back/Forward navigation, Tabbed Browsing, Import Google bookmarks, take Screenshot, file handling, it’s worth giving a shot.

Conclusion

These browsers will definitely serve your basic and advanced needs in web browsing on your Android phone. Did we miss your favorite browser?  Let us know in the comments.

(By)Ashish Mundhra a tech blogger from Techno-Planet and is an enthusiast in the field of technology. A software engineering student, he enjoys learning about technological advancements and exploring the gamut of new developments in the field. Once versed with the knowledge, he loves sharing his experiences and experiments with the world.

One comment

  1. Hi there,
    Love all your write-ups and comments on Android aps.

    I just switched from a Palm Treo, to the galaxy S.
    Which calendart do you recommend. I don`t like the preloaded one. Can`t even enter any event recurring every two weeks,or every x–number of days, no way to do it.

    Also don`t like the calendar alarm, little beep, and that`s it. if you are busy, you`ll miss it. etc.

    Also, when trying to create a calendar entry (in Portrait mode), the keyboard does not appear, when tapping the event box. I must turn it to «landscape mode, tap the event box, and the keyboard appears. I then can turn it back into (my prefered) portrait position to enter the event. Royal pain in the a (bdomen). used to work in portrait mode, but all of a sudden it doesn`t work anymore.

    Are there any contact Management Aps for Android, like act or Maximizer. My contact have more info to enter, than just a tel. number and e-mail.
    Thanks
    ron

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