Firefox for Android sheds beta status, available for download now
So last week, Mozilla went on to tease a major an announcement for the Firefox for Android and it seems it is finally here.
The Firefox browser for Android devices was until now available in a beta version but today it has shed the ‘beta’ moniker and is available as version 14.0 for all devices with Android 2.2 and above.
Firefox Web Browser Features:
- SPEED: Get to the Web and find what you’re looking for fast.
- SYNC: Access your desktop browser history, bookmarks, passwords and tabs from any device.
- ADVANCED SECURITY: Control your privacy, security and how much data you share on the Web
- AWESOME SCREEN: Browse your favorite sites with minimal or no typing.
- ADD-ONS: Customize your browser just the way you like it.
New features in this version are for PHONES only:
- Faster start-up and page load times
- Flash support
- Redesigned user interface
- Better text readability through font size inflation
- New panning/zooming architecture implemented for better touch responsiveness
- Significant performance advancements
- New start page
- Updated minimum system requirements to Android 2.2+ for optimized experience
- Additional locale support
There are also a few known issues:
- Flash not supported on tablets and non-ICS Tegra 2 devices
- Galaxy Note stylus issues with keyboard
- Find in page not supported