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Mozilla's Firefox 4 Graduates to a Full Release for Android

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Mar 29, 2011, 10:29 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Mozilla today announced that the mobile version of its Firefox 4 browser has graduated from beta status and is available as a full download to any Android device. Mozilla claims that its browser is three times faster than the native Android browser, and it offers a wide range of tools, such as account syncing, tabbed browsing, better access to browsing history, and access to browser add-ons. The application is free to download from the Android Market. It is also available to Nokia's Maemo platform.

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Mar 29, 2011, 2:31 PM

Why no flash??!!

They could've just made it optional like Dolphin does, and it would easily be the BEST Android brower out. As it stands now if i want to use firefox i still have to keep Dolphin installed for those times when i need flash.

Everything else about this browser is great so far, tab setup is really well done.
Totally what I clicked on "comments" to comment about. I'm rather surprised that Firefox neglected this highly important aspect of the browsing experience.

Mar 29, 2011, 3:13 PM

How is it better than Dolphin?

I have both, and I find Dolphin is a lot faster, loads much quicker, and seems to do essentially the same thing.

I'm asking out of curiosity, not being a troll: Why would I want to use Firefox? What benefit does it offer over something like, say, Dolphin?
Firefox also works on land!
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