Mozilla launches Firefox 4 for Android

As reported earlier, Mozilla has finally launched the first stable version of its Firefox browser for Android.  Firefox is available from the Android Market for select devices.

Firefox for Android features tabbed browsing, bookmarks, add-ons and Firefox Sync.

What’s new?

Streamlined Interface:

Focus on Web content: Features like tabs, one-touch bookmarking and browser controls that stow away when not in use help users focus on the websites they visit

Browse More, Type Less

Awesome Screen: Type less with easy access to history, bookmarks and open tabs

Save to PDF: Capture important websites, like directions or a boarding pass, to view offline

Share Page: Share websites via apps like email, Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader and more

Add Search Engine: Customize your search engine list

Private and Secure Synchronization

Firefox Sync: Access Awesome Bar history, bookmarks, open tabs, passwords and form data across multiple computers and mobile devices with secure end-to-end encryption

Most Customizable:

Firefox offers thousands of ways for users to customize the features, functionality and look of their mobile Web browser with Firefox Add-ons

Cutting Edge Tools for Web Developers:

Firefox improves existing tools like CSS, Canvas and SVG to enable developers to make exciting Web pages

HTML5 support in Firefox for Android and Maemo includes Location-Aware Browsing, device orientation, accelerometer, desktop notifications and more

The JavaScript engine incorporates the new JägerMonkey JIT compiler, along with enhancements to the existing TraceMonkey JIT and SpiderMonkey’s interpreter for faster page-load speed and better performance of Web apps and games.

 


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