Top 10 free Mobile Web Browsers

Surfing the web has become an essential part of everyone’s life today and all of the want to have fast and best web browsers on all our devices. With the tech savvy and always-on-the-go generation next, everything is available on the mobile phones and we just can’t do without it. Accessing the web is a very critical part of every device today, but most oof the users just stick to the web browser that is already installed on their smartphones. People just don’t want to explore the better and easily available options to them, which will definitely make their life much easier and quicker. So, considering what is best, fast and easily accessible to all mobile  users, especially the android users, we share with you the Top-10 Mobile Web Browsers:-

  1. Chrome

This flagship browser by Google is compatible with both IOS and Android platform and have the same styling as its desktop version. It is very mobile friendly and has a sync feature with which you can sync tabs, history, bookmarks between your desktop version and mobile version thus providing you seamless transitions among both. In respect to your privacy, it has given incognito mode which clearers all cookies, history once you close the incognito tab. It also regularly gives cool updates such as recently provided data saving feature which compress incoming media to boost browsing and save mobile data charges.

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

  1. Firefox

Firefox is very popular among mobile browsers due to its user-friendly features such as tabbed browsing, desktop sync, excellent add-ons and availability in both platforms IOS and Android. It has private browsing, predictive search bar, cross-device syncing, visual tab management and with additional add-ons, you can also have password managers and add blockers thus making is more user-friendly and popular.

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

  1. Flynx

Flynx is a pop-up style browser and is very famous due to its pre-load feature. In Flynx you need not waste time on watching web page load and can continue working on other things and once the page gets to load it will indicate you via on-screen indicator and you can tap on the indicator and you can watch web page in pop-up style; simultaneously you can pre-load four web pages. It also has other nice features such as intelligent add blocker, double-tapping links to save pages for offline viewing and easy link sharing.

Available for :  Android

Charges : Free

  1. Opera

Opera has a reputation for being fast and responsive web browser due to its features such as built-in data compression, auto compression of media such as images, videos to speed up browsing. Along with its famous data compression features it also provides you many other effective features such as private browsing, cross-device sync and gesture controls. For IOS users it is available as Opera Coast.

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

  1. Dolphin

Dolphin is a powerful browser available on both platforms and has a variety of tool options and add-on features which let you have best  mobile browser experience. It has gesture bookmarks which allow drawing letters to directly jump to your favourite site. It also has Sonar which is a voice-driven search tool. Its add-on features, custom gestures, tabbed browsing and much more make it a delight to use for mobile browsing.

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

  1. Mercury Browser

Mercury Browser is a cross-platform browser developed by iLegendSoft and available on both platforms and is based on Webkit engine. It has regularly updated ad-blocker, tabbed browsing, gesture controls, private mode browsing, a customizable search bar and much more to make it a handy mobile browser to use. It has a number of plugins to make it more effective and add extra features, such as a reader mode and integration with a variety of cloud storage services, and a desktop extension which allows to sync Chrome or Firefox bookmarks to your mobile device.

 

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

 

  1. iCab

It is a paid mobile browser available on IOS and is a feature-packed browser. It has some good features such as tabbed browsing, a customizable URL-based filter for adblocking, a full-screen mode, download manager, private browsing, user-agent spoofing etc. It also has decent mobile oriented features such as multi-touch gesture support and page compression to save  mobile data charges.

Available for : iOS

Charges : $1.99

  1. Ghostery Privacy Browser

Ghostery Privacy Browser started as a desktop browser extension and was used by its users to identify online ad-tracking technologies and to get more information about the organisations behind them or any opt-out information. Now the good news is that Ghostery Privacy Browser  is available as a mobile browser and this feature is available in mobile browsers also and that too on both the platforms. It supports same tracker-spotting functionality along with nice mobile browsing features, such as tabbed browsing, ad blocking, customizable default search engines, form auto-complete, a popup blocker etc.

 

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : Free

 

  1. Puffin Browser

Puffin Browser is very fast and available on both platforms. It brings with it many new features along with regular mobile browsing features. It has full support for Adobe Flash, allowing for the consumption of Flash media and games which are still prevalent on numerous websites. It has a feature to download straight to your cloud service thus  saving extra bandwidth of saving to the local device and then uploading. It also has Virtual gamepads and trackpads that allow you for various controls and mouse-pointer style navigation of websites. Along with all this, it has a number of add-ons which provides you with a number of features.

Available for :  Android, iOS

Charges : $2.99

  1. OrBot + OrFox & Onion Browser

OrBot or Onion which is available on both platforms in different names is used for accessing Tor anonymizing network on mobile devices. It acts as a  proxy connector app to the Tor network and is a privacy-enhanced version of Firefox based on earlier work on the Guardian Project’s OrWeb anonymized browser. It also has some nice options which make this mobile browser handy such as tabbed browsing. The only issue is that routeing through Tor will slow down your browsing.

 

Available for : Android (OrFox) ; iOS (Onion Browser)

Charges : $0.99 (Onion Browser)

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