10 Best Mobile Browsers For Android 2017

10 Best Mobile Browsers For Android 2017

You can never have a bad mobile browsing experience with a good browser app on your smartphone. A good mobile browser can even turn sluggish pages into responsive ones by using third party plugins, saving passwords, and accelerating images. But it’s a tough process to find the right one when there are so many options. Fortunately, we have stacked up the best Android browsers for you.

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Note:- Selecting a mobile browser entirely depends upon your taste and requirements. Taking this into account, let’s dig into the best part of the article.

1. Google Chrome

google chrome

 

Google Chrome is the best browser for Android if you just want to browse fast. Google Chrome may lack additional features when compared to other browsers, but it proves itself when it comes to browsing.

The app is built on Chromium, an open source engine. The browser also works spectacularly with slow speed internet with the help of “google weblight” page feature.

Pros

  • Syncs perfectly with your Chrome browser on PC.
  • Google weblight feature to save data
  • You can disable tracking while browsing
  • Incognito mode
  • Suits best if you often use the Google ecosystem
  • It is free

 Cons

  • Limited additional features
  • Consumes good amount of processing power and memory(RAM).

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2. Opera For Android

opera

Opera for Android is one of the fastest Android browsers ever built. The app is also built on the open source engine Chromium. It is clean, has some marvelous features, and is popular for the “data saver” feature. It contains an ad blocker and a news reader(swipe left to find it).

Pros

  • Simple navigation and clean UI
  • Consists of different app layouts such as Classic, Tablet and Phone.
  • Handles many tabs simultaneously and does not crash
  • It is free

Cons

  • Limited Add-Ons

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3. Firefox Focus

firefox focus

Mozilla firefox is a great application but if you are inclined towards private browsing, Firefox Focus will suit you more. Firefox Focus is the one of best Android browsers when it comes to block tracking programs and hide ads. The application blocks ads and displays number of blocked tracking programs real time on every page.

The app has also got a stylish UI which makes browsing more engaging.

Pros

  • Syncs with your Firefox browser on PC and basically consists all major features of Mozilla Firefox.
  • Blocks tracking programs, shows status of the programs blocked  real time and hides ads on each page.
  • It is free

Cons

  • Does not work well with low speed internet

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4. Apus

Apus

Apus mobile browser is exclusively designed for low powered Android devices. The capability to react fast in limited conditions makes Apus one of the fastest Android browsers in the list. This small sized browser has an awesome launcher and some exclusive features which you seldom find in other Android browsers. It contains a “pop-up” feature where you can copy a text and search it in the web.

Pros

  • Small sized browser
  • Perfect for devices with limited memory and lower Android versions
  • It is free

Cons

  • Lack features in comparison to other browsers like UC browser or Mozilla.

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5. Dolphin

dolphin

When it comes to simplicity and intuition, Dolphin browser is one of the best Android browsers of all times. The UI is super intuitive and and can instantly save your shortcuts and bookmarks in the app. Additionally, it contains a pop-up blocker and a flash player that enriches the entire browsing experience.

The application offers great features to its power users. Gesture support, personalized search and Sonar(voice search) are some examples of the advanced features in Dolphin.

Pros

  • Highly customizable UI
  • One-tap sharing
  • Flash player supported
  • Voice search is available
  • Easily syncs bookmarks and history
  • Store for installing add-ons
  • Gesture support
  • It is free

Cons

  • Add-ons are comparatively less powerful than Mozilla or Google chrome

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6. UC Browser

UC browser

Heavily loaded with a variety of features, UC browser is the best browser for Android you can download on your device. The browser has got a slick UI that gets updated frequently. The app has also got a powerful download manager that helps you easily download files(audio, video and other files) from websites without interruption.

Other features like Speed mode for slower networks, Auto-page loader and “Text only” mode are really impressive. UC browser also consists of a inbuilt music player, UC news and UC music(to download music from web).

Pros

  • Inbuilt download manager for faster downloads
  • Speed mode accommodates fast Facebook browsing in slow networks
  • Many add-ons available
  • It is free
  • Lots of themes and wallpapers available
  • Text Only mode for slower networks

Cons

  • Consumes RAM heavily. You can use UC Mini, if you have a low memory and low powered Android device.

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7. Puffin

puffin

Puffin browser is certainly the fastest Android browser in the list. As they name it, Puffin is wicked fast and works exceptionally well in loading desktop sites.

I have tested the Facebook desktop site on Puffin and it opened perfectly

Its features include virtual joystick, mouse and pointer. These features are useful for playing games and easy desktop style browsing.

Pros

  • Perfect for websites with great quantity of flash content
  • It is free

Cons

  • Restricted streaming of flash content in a day i.e. 12 hours. For maximum streaming, switch to the Pro version of the software.

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8. CM Browser

CM browser

Simple, fast and lightweight- CM Browser has it all and that’s why is considered as one of the best android browsers. Its stylish UI and powerful browsing capability can outsmart even the best browsers in the world.

CM’s features consists of gesture control for easy access and security controls like scanning and quarantining malware. It also includes features like “Privacy cleaner” for erasing all your personal and financial records from the mobile browser.

Pros

  • Privacy cleaner for removing all your personal and financial records from mobile browser.
  • Card tabs for simultaneously accessing websites.
  • Fast and lightweight
  • It’s free
  • Stunning user interface

Cons

  • Lack of add-ons

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9. InBrowser- Strictly For Incognito Mode

InBrowser

You will love InBrowser if you use incognito mode too much. The app is powerful and does not leave a trace after you leave the browser screen.

It is so stealthy that you cannot even find it in the recents screen as soon as you tap the home button or move to another app. It automatically deletes every browsing detail right away. Moreover, you can browse anonymously with the help of TOR.

Pros

  • No third party trackers or ads
  • Complete privacy(No data saved)
  • Integration with LastPass app
  • Download files directly to device
  • Supports flash content

Cons

  • Require to download Orbot from Google Play Store for TOR to work.

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10. Flynx

flynx

Flynx mobile browser is an app that supports multitasking. You can load multiple links through Flynx and it will run them in background while you work on other important things. Its quick read mode removes distractions like ads and saves content offline so that you can read them later.

Pros

  • Saves articles offline
  • Saves time and data
  • Multitasking between the links
  • Perfect for content reading
  • It is free
  • Comes in 15 different languages spoken worldwide.

Cons

  • Might crash sometimes

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In conclusion, We would again suggest that you make your choice according to your requirements. All browsers in the list are better than other web browsers in terms of features, responsiveness and performance. Therefore, choose one from the best Android browsers available this year.

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In case we missed your favorite Android browser, let us know in the comments below.

Jobin Babu

Jobin Babu

Jobin is a Content Writer and Digital Marketing Professional at Systweak Software. He loves to write about latest software and technologies that amaze him. Besides his passion for writing, you can also find him polishing his chops at his dance studio.

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