Firefox is the most favored browsing application for PC and mobile. The all now Firefox 4 Beta 1 has just been released for Android and without a doubt, it’s the most complete and efficient browser for Android OS.
Here is the list of Android devices that are currently supporting Firefox 4 Beta 1 browser for Android:
- HTC Desire
- HTC EVO 4G
- HTC Google Nexus One
- Motorola Droid 2
- HTC Desire Z (T-Mobile G2)
- HTC Droid Incredible
- Motorola Droid X
- Motorola Milestone (Verizon Droid)
- Samsung I9000 Galaxy S (AT&T Captivate, Verizon Fascinate, T-Mobile Vibrant, Sprint Epic 4G)
Further installation notes from Mozilla term this browser as compatible for any Android based device running Android 2.x. The installation requires 32 MB memory storage along with 12 MB SD card storage so it’s better to make full use of Apps2SD in case you are installing it on Android 2.2 Froyo or custom ROM.
Some main features for Firefox 4 Beta 1 for Android are:
- Firefox sync feature – Allows you to synchronize your history, open tabs, passwords, form data and book marks between your computer and phone.
- Personalize Option For Start Page
- Awesome Screen –pop up just by tapping on location bar and brings smart list of your favorites.
- Touch Friendly User Interface
- Pinch To Zoom
- Password Manager
- Smart Tapping
Here is what Mozilla has to say about Firefox 4 beta 1 for Android:
…Firefox 4 Beta 1 for Android and Maemo is built on the same technology platform as Firefox 4 for desktop computers, just optimized for browsing on a mobile device…