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Browser Wars: the best 10 Android browsers go toe-to-toe

0. phoneArena 10 Oct 2013, 10:32 posted on

benchmarking overall browser performance is a tricky affair. There's always the fear that one or all (in which case its fine) of the browsers you may want to test are going to game the benchmark one way or another....

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posted on 11 Oct 2013, 01:18

79. Chris.P (Posts: 560; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

I glanced the option in the Settings.

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 01:32

80. giri.1131 (Posts: 22; Member since: 21 Feb 2012)

Just downloaded puffin after this article . . its ridiculously fast and looks really cool with handy features. .
sad news though the flash feature is limited in the free edition :(

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 06:10

82. imnotascammer (Posts: 160; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)

Puffin is insanely fast indeed! Main complain is that, it kinda lags? Well, Chrome does lag too.

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 09:06

84. arslanalikhan (Posts: 10; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)

when puffin and google keyboard available in uae :@:@:@:@ on my s4

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 11:59

85. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 867; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)

Where's the UI part of the article?

That's what I was looking for...

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 12:24

86. Chris.P (Posts: 560; Member since: 27 Jun 2013)

Stay tuned for part 2 :)

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 15:12

87. Ronny666 (Posts: 122; Member since: 08 Jun 2013)

Tried Puffin after reading the article and it's really fast. Still the UI is not very smooth. Best part is I can view sites banned in my country. :) I'd have this as my alternate browser for Flash sites.

posted on 11 Oct 2013, 18:13

88. sckortyman (Posts: 23; Member since: 19 Sep 2013)

Am I the only one here who cares about scrolling speed, and clean design far more than load times and benchmarks? Tried puffin. It was complete crap. Favorite browser on low end phones is still the stock browser. Clean and extremely smooth. Chrome is my favorite on high end devices that have enough horsepower. Love the UI of chrome.

posted on 12 Oct 2013, 02:40

89. aanar (Posts: 3; Member since: 12 Oct 2013)

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posted on 13 Oct 2013, 07:30

90. poping (unregistered)

i use opera because it has word wrap capability...

posted on 13 Oct 2013, 08:53

91. crazyfists (Posts: 5; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)

the best browser is n0t present...try NEXT BROWSER and ull see the difference.

posted on 17 Oct 2013, 20:58 1

95. Tech_Junkie1996 (Posts: 43; Member since: 29 Aug 2013)

Why is Puffin so unknown? It was the only browser on the list that I didn't recognize and it blew the competition out of the water! I installed it and can't believe how fast it is. Full webpages loaded in a second, on Sprint's 3G! I've never been able to load anything with Sprint, and with such speed! I hate to say this but Puffin just stole a Chrome lover.

posted on 30 Oct 2013, 03:11

97. noteseries (Posts: 80; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

opera mobile and chrome is the best

posted on 09 Nov 2013, 06:12

98. Palladium (Posts: 21; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)

I don't care about synthetics, and from my own experience Dolphin destroys AOSP, Firefox and Chrome in terms of scrolling smoothness and usability. The unobstructive full screen mode in Dolphin alone makes it light years ahead.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 21:10

100. alxndrs (Posts: 1; Member since: 19 Dec 2013)

Thanks to this article my generation old phone and tablets when it comes to browsing has been "updated", meaning Puffin performs as advertised. Now my Nook HD and HD+ is as fast as my iPad and don't even use it anymore. The developers should market this more as it is the best browser out of all tested, I've used them all.

posted on 07 Jan 2014, 14:38

101. FYoung (Posts: 42; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)

Does anybody have a solution for syncing bookmarks between Puffin on Android and a desktop?

posted on 15 Dec 2015, 12:03

108. ileviaggi (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Dec 2015)

Use a fast, free web browser Download GooglePlay --> Donate Browser

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