Mozilla has just released a brand-new version of Firefox for Android platform with lots of new features and UI changes. This new version has been built entire from scratch. So, if you had tried Firefox on your Android device in the past and was not happy with its performance then, it’s time to take another look. Install the Firefox on Android from Google Play store.
Highlights of the newer version
The latest version has revamped native user interface with an “Awesome Screen” offering access to search, most visited sites, tabs from the last session and bookmarks. It already offers synchronization across desktop and other connected devices.
This version is claimed to ultra-fast when compared on leading benchmarks. The following chart compares HTML5 canvas rendering speed of different browsers available on Android, where the latest version of Firefox is a clear winner with a big margin.
The newer version has extended support for HTML5 specifications and many new APIs like Camera API, Vibration API, Mobile Connection API, Battery Status API etc. It already supports advanced privacy features like Master Password, Do Not Track and HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).
Another big addition in this version is support for Flash! Which means users can now enjoy flash contents right in their browser.
Check out the following video for an overview of the new features: