Mozilla launches Firefox Beta for Android 2 and above

Firefox is a popular web browser. PC users love to use Firefox. The flexibility and customizable features of Firefox has made it popular among internet users. With the launch of Firefox beta, the company has now entered Android market.

Mozilla has launched new beta version of its Firefox browser. This beta version browser is released for Android devices. If you are an Android user and a Firefox lover, you will definitely love this product. You can download it on your Android device from Google Play Store. The browser is still in beta mode and the work is in progress. The browser is continuously updated to make it more smooth and flexible.

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The highlight of the new Firefox beta 22 is its full tablet UI which is now available for smaller tablets also. None of the previous versions had this feature.

As per the information received from Mozilla, the Android version of Firefox Beta will have improved WebGL exposition function through asynchronous canvas updates. Also, the plain text files displayed in Firefox will now word-wrap. CSS3 Flexbox has also been implemented and enabled by default. There is a new Web Notifications API and new HTML5 and

Drawbacks in Firefox beta version for Android

1. Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS are responsible for issues in non-web kit browsers like Firefox.

2. Firefox beta version uses the same locale as your system language settings.

3. On some pages, font inflation may sometimes render because of the inconsistent font sizes.

4. If multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device, Firefox Sync will not behave as expected.

5. If your device is HTC Gingerbread (Android 2.3), you will see an error which says 'Video can't be played because the file is corrupt'.

All the above mentioned errors are yet unresolved. So, we will have to wait for the next update.

The company has taken a good step by bringing desktop-like web browsers for mobiles. Though it has some errors, it is a fast, customizable and easy to use mobile browser. It has good security and privacy features. You get online security for free. You can download it on your device and experience its wonderful features. The web pages can be browsed really fast. With smart searching, easy-to-use tabs and desktop-to-mobile sync features, it keeps your favorite sites and mobile videos at your fingertips.

Features of Firefox browser for Android

1. Firefox for Android works on the same browser engine as Firefox for computer. So, you can enjoy all your favorite sites which you enjoy on your computer.

2. You get an awesome bar. You can search with minimal typing.

3. You have an option to synchronize your Firefox tabs, history, bookmarks and passwords between your computer and mobile.

3. Location-aware browsing gives you information according to your location.

4. There is a facility of tabbed browsing with thumbnail image.

5. There is one touch bookmarking feature.

6. You can support your own made add-ons.

7. You get instant website ID and customized security settings for safe browsing.

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