12-02-2012 07:26 PM
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  1. juniorgolf18's Avatar
    Just got my Samsung GS3 - came from iPhone...

    Reading about these browsers, the stock seems quick but I hate how the bookmarks are situated. I downloaded dolphin hd and am thinking of downloading the chrome browser. Most of the comments I searched for were a month or more ago and I see chrome has updated some stuff since then.

    One thing I noticed, dolphin is only 5 mb or so but chrome is 18.99 mb, why so big and the big diff??

    What is your browser experience...?
    11-20-2012 09:51 PM
  2. natehoy's Avatar
    Personally, I use Firefox on my Windows and Linux machines and also on Android. My bookmarks and major settings are synced automatically and easily across all my devices, and Firefox supports flash on Android pretty well.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Android Central Forums
    buford07 likes this.
    11-20-2012 10:40 PM
  3. Tkbredx's Avatar
    Maybe because dolphin uses plug ins you download where as Google just had it all in one
    11-21-2012 12:36 AM
  4. plkevlar's Avatar
    Chrome is by far the best in my opinion, I've had over thirty tabs open for weeks now and it always seems to run perfect and smooth

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
    11-21-2012 12:56 AM
  5. jamiethemac's Avatar
    If you use chrome on your laptop/computer then you really need it on your phone, even if it's just to sync your bookmarks

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums
    11-21-2012 01:15 AM
  6. sandman132's Avatar
    Chrome & dolphin are both Great!

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Android Central Forums
    11-21-2012 01:18 AM
  7. Illmusiq's Avatar
    Chrome was nice but it didn't play nice with 3rd party keyboards, dolphin was great until my jelly bean update, not sure what happened, Firefox has been great for me so far
    11-21-2012 01:47 AM
  8. begges's Avatar
    I use dolphin. I don't know how to make Chrome tabs tabbed. It's always like windows where you swipe it from left to right and vv. I don't know if I just had my settings wrong but that's the reason why I changed from Google C to dolphin.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Android Central Forums
    11-21-2012 05:29 AM
  9. Evoken's Avatar
    The mighty Chrome.
    11-21-2012 05:55 AM
  10. hossman12's Avatar
    I use dolphin and its always smooth and fast.

    Sent from my MetroPCS GS3
    11-21-2012 10:26 AM
  11. juniorgolf18's Avatar
    Thanks for all the responses. I went ahead and downloaded Chrome to test it first hand. Wow, it's very fast. Noticeably faster than Dolphin. I had my wife check and she said no comparison. I do like dolphin's tabs at the top and chrome handles tabs differently, but it synced right up with my desktop bookmarks and voila they were all right there.

    Going to use Chrome for now. But keep Dolphin if I need flash.
    11-21-2012 11:30 AM
  12. pappcam's Avatar
    My stock browser syncs the bookmarks with Chrome on my desktop. Not sure why people think Chrome is needed on the S3 to sync bookmarks.

    I use the stock browser 90% of the time but have Chrome and Dolphin installed as well.
    cjsmoove and funkylogik like this.
    11-21-2012 11:42 AM
  13. plkevlar's Avatar
    That's actually my favorite part of chrome is how it handles tabs. I have a small 4.8inch screen in front of me. I don't wanna look at an address bar with tabs taking up and inch of that space. I love chrome

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Android Central Forums
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    11-21-2012 03:03 PM
  14. Deadly_Poison630's Avatar
    I like both dolphin and chrome but i'm leaning towards chrome more at the moment
    11-21-2012 04:52 PM
  15. fragologist's Avatar
    Chrome is great especially after the last update.
    11-21-2012 06:11 PM
  16. walcolm's Avatar
    Chrome has been really good. tried to use Opera mobile and mini recently but found them really disappointing
    11-22-2012 09:47 AM
  17. goin_nil's Avatar
    Give Opera Mobile a try.
    11-22-2012 09:49 AM
  18. walcolm's Avatar
    i already did
    11-22-2012 11:25 AM
  19. juniorgolf18's Avatar
    I keep trying dolphin. The reviews are so good. But there is no comparison in speed to chrome.

    Stock browser is right there with it. And both sync bookmarks.

    Not sure the dolphin love affair.
    11-23-2012 03:21 AM
  20. MaseratiJimmy's Avatar
    Chrome synced with my Firefox bookmarks off my Laptop. .Smoother than butter
    11-23-2012 03:22 AM
  21. hossman12's Avatar
    Idk, dolphin is noticeably faster than stock for me. I love the flash support but my absolute favorite feature is the way it swipes and handles bookmarks.

    I must admit not even trying chrome though.. you guys think its worth trying even though im happy w dolphin? What are the main differences between the two browsers?

    Sent from my MetroPCS GS3
    11-23-2012 05:12 AM
  22. Deadly_Poison630's Avatar
    Idk, dolphin is noticeably faster than stock for me. I love the flash support but my absolute favorite feature is the way it swipes and handles bookmarks.

    I must admit not even trying chrome though.. you guys think its worth trying even though im happy w dolphin? What are the main differences between the two browsers?

    Sent from my MetroPCS GS3
    Some differences are that dolphin supports flash while chrome doesn't. Chrome has a desktop application (Which allows you to sync tabs) while Dolphin doesn't. Speed wise (IMO) they're about the same. I think you should give chrome a try and if you don't like it then uninstall it and continue using dolphin.
    11-23-2012 10:33 AM
  23. juniorgolf18's Avatar
    I tried syncing bookmarks with dolphin but couldn't get it to work. I like on chrome that there are "desktop bookmarks" so things I have saved on my computer are mobile. It also lets you save bookmarks as mobile bookmarks so just your sites you go to on phone can be saved there.

    Note: in the app store it says chrome is 18.94 mb but really is 45+mb when downloaded. Or at least when u go into app manager it is.
    11-23-2012 10:40 AM
  24. pdl2mtl90's Avatar
    Love Dolphin browser with the X-Marks bookmarks add-on. I have used X-Marks for Firefox forever and it works great with Dolphin also.
    11-23-2012 07:45 PM
  25. juniorgolf18's Avatar
    Love Dolphin browser with the X-Marks bookmarks add-on. I have used X-Marks for Firefox forever and it works great with Dolphin also.
    What is x marks?
    11-23-2012 07:58 PM
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