Firefox 4 Beta 2 for Android and Maemo is now here. Firefox for mobile has been around for a while, offering desktop-grade browsing on mobile devices.
What’s New in Firefox 4 Beta?
Firefox 4 Beta brings the following features and improvements:
- Reduced install size by 60% on Android
- Page loads are now around 40% faster than in beta 1
- Battery usage has been reduced
- Fixed problems that would cause you to get a black screen when launching the app
- Reduced memory footprint
- Improved text spacing
- Now localized in 10 languages
- New theme
- You can now undo closing a tab
- The native Android sharing system is now used when you share a link
- Desktop notifications are now supported
- Finger friendly video controls
- Content crashes will no longer take down the whole browser
- Users will now be prompted to submit crash reports when the browser crashes
- Beta tester tools for Android
- Faster and more accurate multitouch zoom
- Geolocation now works on Android
If you’ve got an Android (2.0 and above) or Maemo device and are particular about destop-grade web browsing, point your built-in browser to Firefox.com/m/beta for your download.