Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Nov 2012 17:06 UTC
Google Back when I reviewed the Nexus 7, I mentioned that I was disappointed with Chrome for Android. It often felt slow, would hang, and typing in the address bar and input fields on webpages would lag. Scrolling wasn't always optimal, and sometimes, it would simply freeze up altogether. We're several months down the line now - has the situation improved for me?
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RE: Firefox?
by zima on Fri 9th Nov 2012 20:47 UTC in reply to "Firefox?"
zima
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The only equivalent to Chrome on Android is Firefox.
Opera is a special mobile version. Most others are using the Android "builtin" webkit. Probably why you did switch to Firefox in fact. Like I did.
Only Chrome and Firefox deliver an "exactly same engine as desktop".

Though there are two mobile Operas. Opera Mini (which is essentially just a remote viewer, browser engine sitting on the servers of Opera, data pipe between them highly compressed) and Opera... Mobile (a full browser; though it also can utilise compressed connection - but here the rendering is still local)

Both using essentially the same engine as desktop browser (maybe it just lags a bit, usually, IIRC; anyway, not sure I want exactly the same engine in very different, mobile vs desktop, circumstances)

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