Mozilla is working on a new Android browser, and it's not called Firefox

Mozilla working on a new mobile browser because it doesn't have enough of its own already
Mozilla, the company behind the very popular Firefox browser and a couple of other lesser-known ones, seems to be working on yet another one for Android. 

Codenamed Fenix, it's a pretty secretive project that could probably be very well defined by the single comment in the GitHub repository: "Fenix is not your parent's Android browser". We are talking pure speculation here, but this sounds like Mozilla is aiming for a very private browser tailored for mobile -- and hopefully it includes an incognito mode. If you think that incognito mode is a standard feature these days, tell it to Opera Touch which comes sans the essential featurette.

As a refresher, Firefox has the following items in its development lineup:

  • Firefox, the flagship browser of Mozilla's;
  • Firefox Focus, a lightweight browser aiming to improve mobile experience
  • Firefox Rocket, exclusive to some regions;
  • Firefox Klar, another region-exclsuive browser.

Of course, each of these has its own purpose and intended audience, which could be hinting that Fenix would be catering to another niche of potential Firefox users that are using the Android platform. There are no clues if an iOS version is coming along as well. No further info about Firefox's secretive Fenix project is known at this point, but we guess we'll know more as soon as the browser materializes.

source: GitHub via Reddit

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