1. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    Which do you use and why?

    chrome is such a memory hog it seems - but seems faster than stock although stock is pretty clean looking browser.

    I've been bouncing back and forth using both. What are some of the feature or advantages of one vs the other...?
    11-03-2015 12:02 PM
  2. Dhanikz's Avatar
    Which do you use and why?

    chrome is such a memory hog it seems - but seems faster than stock although stock is pretty clean looking browser.

    I've been bouncing back and forth using both. What are some of the feature or advantages of one vs the other...?
    Plug-ins
    11-03-2015 12:03 PM
  3. p33l05's Avatar
    Plug-ins

    Chrome plugin's? Such as?

    Personally I like chrome because of saved forms, passwords and search history - yes the fact Google knows everything about you can be useful sometimes..
    11-03-2015 12:06 PM
  4. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    Plug-ins
    On which one? And which plug ins please?
    11-03-2015 12:13 PM
  5. Dhanikz's Avatar
    Plug-ins
    Sorry guys. I was on the computer messing with my Chrome Plug-ins when the notification for this popped up. Hence I compared Edge to desktop chrome. My bad. For what it's worth speed dialer 2, adblock plus, turn off the lights , better history are some good ones.

    On my mobile I use chrome because all my desktop bookmarks, passwords, autofill and pages get synced to the mobile.
    11-03-2015 12:36 PM
  6. Catman51's Avatar
    I think Dolphin beats all the others.
    11-03-2015 12:40 PM
  7. LaTuFu's Avatar
    Dolphin, Firefox and Chrome, usually in that order for me.
    11-03-2015 04:02 PM
  8. imarek3's Avatar
    Have been using Chrome on the phone for some time, but I'm finding some sites that don't load correctly and am thinking about switching to Firefox. Dolphin was meh for me.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 05:37 PM
  9. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    No dolphin. Just comparing stock vs Chrome. Dolphin is just a mobile browser that is gimmicky IMHO.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 05:49 PM
  10. BlackHippy21's Avatar
    I prefer the stock browser. It seems to be the smoothest scrolling performance wise.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 05:58 PM
  11. BergerKing's Avatar
    I use Chrome across all my devices because that's what I'm most used to operating with, so I use it on my Tablet and laptop, as well as my Note. It remembers a lot of the pages I've been working with and saves me time when I switch device to device.
    11-03-2015 06:11 PM
  12. Jdroids's Avatar
    I read somewhere Chrome is using more battery than Samsung stock browser. Is that true?
    Also saw claims samsung stock is faster, but it seems to me chrome is using less memory than stock.
    11-03-2015 06:12 PM
  13. KBaby4209's Avatar
    I used to be a chrome user all the way, but I recently started using stock and have no complaints.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 06:13 PM
  14. bplink95's Avatar
    I use chrome but sometimes a page won't load properly so I switch to stock for those particular psges and chrome for everything else.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 07:01 PM
  15. doctordwaynewilliams's Avatar
    The stock browser has more features. But you can cast Chrome webpages to Chrome cast.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 09:28 PM
  16. anon(9652351)'s Avatar
    I'm trying Apus right now. So far it seems pretty good.
    11-03-2015 09:29 PM
  17. buckifvr's Avatar
    I exclusively use Chrome and I am 100% happy with it.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-03-2015 09:55 PM
  18. JanShim's Avatar
    I have both Chrome and stock disabled. In their place I run Adblock Browser for ad-free browsing experience. I have Facebook and Twitter app configured to browse sites externally using Adblock instead of built-in browser which allows ads to run. Though I use Chrome on my desktop PC, I have zero need to mirror my bookmarks and browser preferences to my phone.
    11-04-2015 06:58 AM
  19. hughie1987's Avatar
    Been using stock since the S4 and I still like it on this tho I'm thinking about using firefox since I use it on my laptop and I'm not lazy when it comes to entering passwords etc

    Posted via the Android Central App
    11-04-2015 07:49 AM
  20. anon(9228075)'s Avatar
    I have been trying to use the stock to test it more and I'm very happy with it. Speed wise, I think there is negligible difference. Here are some things I like -

    I like the Quick Access Page - You can add any page to a quick access page that displays those pages as tiles to click and access quickly - also that I can set that as my home page and access from the bottom of any page I'm on quickly by pressing home page.

    I like the Saved Pages feature (I think Chrome has similar not sure) - where you can save pages for later and then read offline ala Instapage.

    I like it doesn't hog space, I've been using side by side with Chrome and Chrome lists over 300mb used and Stock browser shows 60mb

    Works with S Pen very nicely too.
    11-04-2015 12:29 PM
  21. Mark Valentine's Avatar
    Ive been using the Bing browser since it was originally released. It has gotten much better and I prefer it over others. I've tried chrome and dolphin but those didn't work out for me. For some reason, I have never liked using the stock browser.
    11-04-2015 12:47 PM
  22. streetslide's Avatar
    I use Chrome or Boat Browser.
    11-06-2015 03:53 PM
  23. BarfingMonkey's Avatar
    Try Firefox, really.
    11-06-2015 09:37 PM

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