One of the most important apps for your Android device is your web browser. It can be difficult to decide which browsers to install with so many to choose from. In testing, the overall speed ease of use and built-in features are the key factors that We look at to determine which ones are the best.
Today we will show you the top five web browsers for Android. Instead of putting them into an order of preference we would advise you to try each of these on your device and choose the one that best suits your needs. We’ll let you know our personal favorite near the end of this article.
Best 6 Web Browser For Android of 2019
#01. Google Chrome: Fast And Secure
Google Chrome is the most used android web browser. It is very fast and easy to use and specially designed for android. It will show you personalized news, your favorite site’s quick link.
Chrome comes with Google Search and Google Translate built-in. You can turn on the Data saver to save your data. It will compress the site by 60% and saves your data.
Chrome not only works batter for Google search but also it is designed in such a way that it can give you great performance on any type of content.
You can search directly by using the “Tap to Search” feature on any webpage. Also, you can download the content you need and save it for offline use.
Download videos, pictures, and entire webpages with just one tap on Google Chrome and save them to your phone.
Google Safe Browsing protects your phone from dangerous sites or dangerous files by warning you. It has also a hands free option so that you can search for anything using voice command.
You can directly translate contents to any language on one tap. Google translate is included with chrome.
#02. Firefox Focus
Every session with Firefox focus is in privacy mode it has a decent ad blocker and whenever you close out your session your browsing history and cookies are automatically cleared from the app. In addition to blocking ads, some scripts are blocked too which can make webpages load faster.
When you launch the browser the start page is very clean with no clutter. When you’re on a website selecting the menu icon in the upper right will show you the number of trackers being blocked.
Firefox Focus does not allow for bookmarks within the app. If you want to save a site to view later select Add to Home screen edit the name then tap on add. You could select add automatically or touch and hold to add the site wherever you want.
In the lower right-hand corner selecting the Delete icon will close all open sites and clear your browsing history. If you’re concerned about privacy and prefer a minimalistic browser that is quick and easy to use check out Firefox focus.
#03. Puffin Browser Pro
Puffin Browser Pro is a wicked fast browser that can save bandwidth for those with limited data plans. When you go to a website puffin uses servers to pre-process and compress data resulting in faster load speeds.
Your data is also safe from hackers on unsecured public Wi-Fi because the data sent to puffin servers is encrypted. When you launch puffin the start page is a speed dial to quickly access your favorite sites along with other tabs for bookmarks history downloads and the settings menu where you can see your data savings.
You can also change the theme by tapping on themes. We find the dark theme is easier on the eyes. When you’re on a website this bar will appear in the lower-left which includes a virtual gamepad a trackpad along with an on-screen keyboard.
Puffin is great for those of you looking for a quick browser that can also reduce the amount of data that is being used. It’s not available everywhere. it’s currently blocked in some countries including Saudi Arabia and China.
#04. DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser
For many of you, the search engine with increased privacy is a popular alternative to google. If you’re concerned about privacy the browser has several cool features.
It scores individual websites with a privacy grade rating with the range of A to F. It uses forced encryption to protect your data. They block advertising trackers on the sites you visit and of course, their default search engine is DuckDuckGo which won’t track your search history.
When you launch the browser you get a clean looking user interface without the clutter found on most browsers. When you’re on a website to the left of the address bar is where you can find the letter grade for that site.
The site originally had ad grade but was enhanced to a C after their privacy protection was applied. To the right of the address bar tapping the flame icon at any time will give you the option to clear all your open tabs and data quickly.
If you’re a fan of the duck taco search engine then I’d highly recommend that you try out their privacy browser. having only been around for a short time it’s quickly becoming one of the best browsers for Android.
#05. Brave Browser
By default, brave has an AdBlocker built-in without the need to install an extension. In addition, it can block third-party cookies block scripts and ensure your connections are always encrypted and it includes HTTPS upgrades.
When you’re on a website tapping the brave icon will show you how many ads and trackers are being blocked along with other information. You also have the option to enable or disable individual controls.
Just be careful turning on block scripts and fingerprinting protection. You may find that certain sites don’t load properly. In settings, you can change the default search engine. If you require a browser that feels a lot like Chrome but with more privacy and security features the brave browser just maybe what you’re looking for.
#06. Opera Mini: Fast Web Browser
If you’re familiar with the Opera browser Opera Mini is a smaller more lightweight option with video compression to save on data along with a partial adblocker. Just like Puffin, the speed dial is the default start page on Opera Mini.
Below your sites is a newsfeed that can be customized to suit your needs. When you’re on a website selecting the upper icon in the lower right will show you how many ads are being blocked for that site. In addition to bookmarks offline pages and downloads you can access the settings menu for Opera Mini.
Here you can change the app layout to switch between phone or tablet. The theme gives you different color options and halfway down the screen is night mode. Enabled it can make reading easier. Toggling on the switch just below that can help to reduce eyestrain and there’s even a slider to get the lighting just right for you.
Opera Mini is another great option for those of you that are looking for a lightweight data-saving browser for your Android device.
Here are some others that we really liked that are worth checking out. Dolphin Browser which has tons of cool features, UC Browser mini which is lightweight and great for older phones, Flinx which loads articles and links in the background for you to read later surprisingly, the Samsung internet browser is really good and if you just can’t live without Google there is Chrome which probably came pre-installed on your device.
Here we have discussed the best 6 web browsers for android. If you like any of them you can download and use. We also love to know about your favorite web browser. Let us know that by commenting below.
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