Now, Samsung’s Android web browser called the Samsung internet Beta is now available for download and can be installed on almost any android phones, not leaving behind the likes of Google Nexus. Formally,this app was limited to Galaxy phones but it has now being made available for other android phones running on 5.0 lollipop above.
This Web browser has some unique and interesting features that makes it different from other Web browsers. the Samsung Internet web browsers is built on Chromium 51, ” a chemical element, atomic number 24, atomic weight 51.996. It is an essential dietary trace element, but hexavalent chromium is carcinogenic. chromium 51 a radioactive isotope of chromium having a half-life of 27.7 days and decaying by electron capture, emitting gamma rays”.This means that the web browser is focused on an outdated version of Chrome.
Some of the features of Samsung internet Beta 5.4.00-3
- integrated QR reader, majorly for scanning bar codes for access into some information.
- Pop-up video player .
- Amazon shopping assistant which will automatically compares prices to the retailer for easy surfing of products.
- You get support for 360-degree videos.
- DuckDuckGo search;a search engine that does not track your online activities nor keep personal information about you
- Ability to transact online with Samsung Pay which is a new feature added
Samsung is introducing Its first appearance in public of Physical Web support with a feature called Close By, that highlights websites for points of interest in your area in public.Note:it requires bluetooth, and will be able to show nearby notifications.
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Also,the Beta pro contain an ad blocker (optional to install not installed by default) extension to filter out ads.among several others, if you intend to enjoy these features, you should consider downloading the Samsung Internet Beta web browser since it is now available on Google play store.