Here's how Google looks seen through 14 different Android browsers

Here's how Google looks seen through 14 different Android browsers
Android is known for the variety of options it offers and when it comes to browsers you have tons of choice. Google alone makes you choose between the stock Android browser and the recently released mobile version of Chrome. 

For most, picking the ideal browser is a judgment based on its combined speed and looks appeal, and if you’re the one preferring the design and visual part, you won’t regret checking out how Google’s home page looks in 14 different Android browsers.

Google’s own Chrome and Android stock browser are at the beginning of the comparison, and it also includes some of the more popular browsers out there like Dolphin, Opera and Firefox. With it you can judge literally judge a browser by its front cover. The front cover of the Internet seems to be Google for most, and it renders very differently from the simplistic Chrome to the miniature Opera fonts.

Check out all the images below and let us know - which one you like best? Why?

source: Brad Frost via TheVerge

Here's how Google looks seen through 14 different Android browsers

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16 Comments

1. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

Boat browser does wonders but I prefer using the stock browser for w/e phone I'm using. Chrome is butter smooth too but I found glitches here and there.

2. CommentBoxEnforcer

Posts: 99; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Looks and performace...stock/chrome

3. mrandrewshah

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 01, 2009

Not surprising, (to me at least) but Google looks best on the default Android browser.

4. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

I like Dolphin, I use that alot.

5. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Yeah, nothing beats the stock browser. Anything beats Firefox.- pages don't load right, its slow, its jerky, its unresponisve Firefox for Android is really bad. But i do love it for my PC!

13. Mozarrt

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Firefox works smooth on the Xperia S, Your hardware might be to weak.

16. nnaatthhaannx2

Posts: 820; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Droid Razr Maxx being too weak, I don't think so. I love Firefox, so I'm not hating on it either.

6. Mr.Best

Posts: 79; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

Angel actually looks pretty good with the ICS themed tabbed browsing.

7. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Opera mini looks bad compared with others. Even though it is faster than the one i use, dolphin mini, it loads some websites as a desktop page and others sites completely different than it should be.

8. TROLL.ISAHA

Posts: 535; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Skyfire boat browser dolphinis good, but opening tabs take's use's to much ram.... opera mini is faster dosn't take much ram and data.....

9. Giggity

Posts: 147; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

UC looks nice, but I would prefer Opera Mobile over any other browsers.

10. karanstyle

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Senseless article.... What was the use to write this article?

14. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

I'm not sure exactly what the point of this article is either. Looks more like a comparison of different browsers than anything else. You could have use any other web site instead of Google.

11. Hildy

Posts: 34; Member since: Nov 23, 2011

For looks, I prefer Firefox or Opera because they have the links I use. 99% of the time I know where I am and I know what POI are around me. I'm much more concerned with being able to Sign-in, access Classic vs. Mobile, get to Settings, etc.

12. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I switched between Dolphin HD/Mini and Opera Mobile/Mini many times. Opera Mobile/Mini is just so much faster and saves you data.

15. alpinejason

Posts: 262; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

dont know about chrome for android but chrome for my laptop is without a doubt faster than any other browser for my pc anyway

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