Chrome 61 for Android released, here is what's new


The Android version of Chrome has just been updated with a couple of new features. After making its debut on Windows, Mac, and Linux earlier this week, Chrome 61 will be rolled out to Android devices in the coming weeks.

According to the official changelog published by Google, Chrome 61 for Android is supposed to translate pages with a more compact and intuitive toolbar. Basically, websites that are not in the same language as the device's will bring up a tool that allows you to translate that page faster and easier.

Furthermore, users will now be able to pick images to post online with an improved image picker. You'll notice that there's a new menu that shows up when you press and hold on a link or image, which is meant to make it more intuitive.

Also, the developers mention that this release includes many performance and stability fixes, so if you want more in-depth details about them, don't forget to check out the source link below.

Finally, Google confirmed that while Chrome 61 for Android has been released, the new version of the browser will be available on Google Play “over the course of the next few weeks.”

source: Google

FEATURED VIDEO

17 Comments

1. androiduser

Posts: 510; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

Chrome is laggy and slow as hell.. Brave browser is way better

2. Flash

Posts: 1972; Member since: May 19, 2017

Chrome is the Samsung of mobile browsers?

3. Heisenberg

Posts: 374; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

Writing anti Samsung comments on daily basis makes you have orgasm. You must be a kid who doesn't wanna grow up.

17. razmahtaz001

Posts: 501; Member since: May 11, 2013

flash has been a member for just a little under 4 months and already he has 1800+ post...seems like he has nothing better to do with his life LOL

10. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1557; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Except Samsung makes the best browser for Android. Chrome is garbage.

16. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

Lol, are you aware that samsungs mobile browser smokes the competition? Give it a go, you'll stop using whatever it currently is

5. NickHill

Posts: 388; Member since: May 07, 2016

Brave what?

13. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

BRAVEHEART!!!

7. Shubham412302

Posts: 578; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

i only use chrome because of sync

4. brasstax

Posts: 541; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Nothing comes close to the Samsung mobile browser. Say what you want but Samsung offers the best mobile browser and keyboard and dialer as well.

6. talon95

Posts: 998; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I have to agree that I like using the Samsung browser best. Mostly for the ad blocking and iris sign-in. But they have a lot of other little features that are really nice.

8. Jacksie66 unregistered

Using the Samsung browser on my XZ Premium. It's fantastic. I've completely disabled Chrome.

9. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

Hu!? What is samsung browser?

11. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1557; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

Samsung has most of their own apps, they make a mobile browser for Android. It's compatible with most phones now that it's in the play store.

12. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 688; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Safari is the best mobile and desktop browser. No browser is faster. Samsung might has the best browser for Android though.

14. ebilcake

Posts: 1229; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

It's crap, already noticed quite a few sites not working properly in desktop mode now.

15. rowlin

Posts: 50; Member since: Jun 14, 2012

Chrome has steadily gone downhill, sucks on desktop and phone. Samsung far superior on Android.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.