Captainkrtek · Oct 8, 2010 at 06:00 am

Firefox Beta for Android

Mozilla just launched the Firefox 4 Beta 1 for Android and Maemo devices. Thanks to XDA member dadyal for pointing this out to us. The app codenamed “Fennec” is now available for download from Mozilla’s site. Finally, as the sites slogan states, you can “Take your Firefox anywhere”. The browser features:

  • Browser based Add-ons
  • Personalized Start Page
  • the “Awesome Screen” – Access to history/bookmarks/favorite search engine
  • Simple and Clean UI and Touch Friendly
  • Highly responsive
  • Pinch to Zoom (Android)
  • Tabbed browsing
  • Location Aware Browsing
  • Share Pages via Social Networking sites
  • Password Manager

And much much more! This browser is sure shaping up to be a grand mobile browsing experience for your Android Smartphone. After personally testing this on my Motorola Droid, I found it to be very responsive and will now be using it as my main browser. To go give it a try, checkout the download page, release notes, supported devices, and the discussion thread.


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Captainkrtek is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. My name is Steven, Im a resident of Seattle Washington and an owner of a Droid Eris, Moto Droid 1, and an HTC Mega. I moderate 7 forums and am a News Writer for XDA. If you have any news tips or need help with your Android phone feel free to PM me!
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