by Michelle Ruhfass, 2 years ago
Mozilla is now offering a new alpha release of its Firefox Mobile browser, code named Fennec. Fennec for Android users requires devices to be running Android 2.0 or newer and have at least 30MB of…
Firefox is one of the world’s most popular browsers, and even though Chrome may work better with Android, Firefox is still the king of browser for many people. This is why seeing the newest version of the Firefox Beta for Android can excite a lot of users. It’s out on the Market right now, and it brings a whole lot of UI changes, performance improvements, and other fixes and enhancements.
Here’s what’s new for this version of Firefox for Android:
This is the first app I’ve seen to fully utilize Gingerbread-style menus:
It still is a bit slow though compared to Opera. That is to be expected from a third-party browser on a platform that’s also pushing its own optimized browser. However, it is an improvement from the previous builds of Firefox for Android, with noticeable performance bumps – it’s just not that big a bump.
If you want to try out the new build, all you have to do is hop on over to the Android Market and download it.
Source: Android Police