Comparison Of Web Standards Across Android Browsers – September 2013

In a follow-up to my comparison of the web standards of five popular Android web browsers, here are the updated results using the latest versions (including beta versions when provided) on my Asus Nexus 7 (2002, “grouper”) running Android 4.3.

Acid3 CSS3 Test HTML5 Test
Stock 4.3 100/100 378/1040 (45%) 293 + 3 bonus
Chrome (beta, v30) 100/100 585/1040 (60%) 449 + 11 bonus
DolphinΒ (v10.0.4) 100/100 378/1040 (45%) 298 + 3 bonus
Firefox (beta, v25) 100/100 w/ error 551/1040 (58%) 436 + 14 bonus
Opera (beta, v16) 100/100 605/1040 (62%) 425 + 11 bonus
UC BrowserΒ (v9.3) 96/100 511/1040 (51%) 408 + 1 bonus

As a Google fanboy and Chrome desktop user, I’m currently using Chrome (beta) on all my Android devices. While it’s a fair bit slower in terms of real world usage compared to the stock browser, it’s much more compliant with evolving web standards. πŸ™‚

What browser do you recommend?

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