Chrome 59 for Android promises to load pages faster and use less memory

The newest version of Google's main browser, Chrome had been recently released for Mac, Windows, and Linux, but Android users have been skipped from the initial roll-out.

Today, Google announced it has kicked off the deployment of Chrome 59 for Android. Despite the fact that the changelog is very short, the new browser includes some well-worth under the hood improvements.

Back in April, Google detailed an upcoming Chrome update, which was supposed to further improve the loading speed of webpages by 10 or 20%. Apparently, Chrome 59 brings exactly these enhancements, along with a couple of stability fixes.

According to Google, Chrome 59 for Android loads pages faster, but it should also use less memory thanks to the updated JavaScript engine. Also, the update adds complete support for animated PNGs.

Although Chrome 59 has already been released, the developers claim the new version will be available on Google Play over the course of the next week.

source: Google


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