Web browsers are probably one of the most important apps on our Smartphones. It lets us access all the World Wide Web.
Though a web browser comes bundled with Android device, there are a lot of third-party web browsers available in the Play Store which can enhance your browsing experience.
And that is the beauty of an Android system, giving you the ability to customize every aspect of it.
This is the list of some of the best web browsers you can find in the Play Store. In no particular order
1. Google Chrome
If you are a Google Chrome user on PC, having Google Chrome on your Android phone is a must if you want to continue working on the tabs that you left on your PC. If you are signed in using the same Google account you will have the same browsing history, autofill, remembered passwords that you used on your PC
Google Chrome usually comes bundled with Android, but you should update the Google Chrome browser to get the latest features available.
2. Firefox browser
Similarly, if you are using Firefox on your PC, then having Firefox on your Android phone is quite helpful.
The Firefox sync feature will allow you to sync your browsing history and other data, the Android browser has also got add-on support
Firefox app also has a pretty clean Reading Mode for reading web articles clutter-free.
3. Dolphin Browser
The 3rd browser that we recommend is the Dolphin Browser, it used to be my primary Browser before Google Chrome app was equipped with so many useful features.
And it is still one of the best browsers you can install on your Android device.
The unique features of the Dolphin Browser, such as the ability to add Add-ons, Dolphin Sonar, which lets you use your voice to search share and navigate, and Gestures, for opening websites faster by drawing on the screen.
4. Opera Mini browser
The Opera Mini browser is recommended for everyone who uses their mobile data for browsing the internet.
The Opera Mini browser is free and very lightweight and probably the best browser when it comes to saving data while browsing.
Its features like data tracker, news updates, night mode, speed dial, private browsing are pretty useful to an average Android user.
5. UC Browser
UC Browser made its entry to the play store a little late compared to all the browsers mentioned in this list but it gained popularity in less time.
Is only one of the few apps, which is truly a cross-platform app since it is available on multiple platforms like Blackberry OS, iOS, Symbian, Windows phone etc.
It is also at par with Opera Mini when it comes to data saving.
Apart from all this, the users prefer user browser for downloading bigger files sister download speeds are faster and the download manager is pretty intuitive to use.
6. Maxthon browser
Here is another very lightweight Browser that you can install on your Android if you have got less storage on your smartphone.
The app offers a lot of useful features such as a built-in note-taking tool, a password manager, an email address manager, ad blocker, speed dial, night mode etc.
I have also found this browser to be faster, and responsive comparison to other browsers listed above.
7. CM Browser
Like the Maxthon browser, the CM Browser is also the choice of many Android users because of its responsiveness.
It is a lightweight browser that comes with an inbuilt antivirus engine that scans everything that you browse.
Despite being a lightweight browser it gives all the features that you would require on a daily basis such as, an ad blocker, speed dial, Incognito mode, gesture control, page translator etc.
The download manager in cm browser is pretty intuitive and painless to use
Another important feature worth mentioning is that the apt delete all your history automatically when you exit the app, which makes this app perfect for those who have privacy concerns.
8. Puffin Browser
Puffin Browser is another excellent web browser for Android.
It also offers support for flash content, so if you browse websites that host flash content, this is the browser you should use.
Puffin speeds up the mobile browsing by shifting the workload from resources Limited devices to the cloud storage so that resource heavy web pages can run smoothly on your Android device.
Puffin Browser also sales bandwidth using their proprietary compression algorithm to translate web data two users’ Android devices.
Few of its features worth mentioning are virtual trackpad and gamepad, theatre mode for flash videos and games etc.
Even if you pick the best browser from any of the listed apps above we would highly recommend you also install the Flynx Browser on your Android phone.
If you are someone who finds themselves clicking on links in various social media apps like Facebook Twitter or WhatsApp, You will realize one issue with Android is, you will have to leave that app to view that link.
But, the Flynx browser makes it possible for you to stay in the current app and open the link in a popup Browser, which is similar to Facebook Messenger Chat head, it really takes multitasking to a new level.
It has a built-in reading mode with clear the clutter of a web page and gives you just the content you want to read. It also saves a lot of data you would otherwise have to spend on loading all those useless elements of a website.
Though, the reason it should be a secondary Browser on your Android because it does not offer an address for where you can actually type something, which is an important aspect of a web browser.
So these are the 9 best and free browser you can install on your Android and take your browsing experience to the next level.
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