Firefox for Android Now Support for ARMv6 Based Devices

By | November 20, 2012

Firefox for Android browser will be compatible with more Android smartphones. With the latest update, Mozilla has included support for ARMv6 processors, who claimed that the Firefox developers for approximately 250 million Android phones in the market.

Prior to this update, Firefox for Android is compatible only with devices running Android 2.2 and ARMv7 processor. Consumers with phones like the HTC Status, HTC ChaCha, Samsung Galaxy Ace, Motorola Fire XT and LG Optimus Q is now able to see and enjoy the renewal of firefox web browsers.

Provides support for Firefox to 250 million more smartphones, will help Mozilla to grow its brand. In addition, Mozilla also introduced TalkBack integration, so that Android users who have visual flaws can surf the web with a screen reader technology, without requiring additional configuration.

Firefox For Android New Features include:

  • Support for ARMv6 phones with at least 800MHZ processor and minimum 512MB RAM
  • Android 4/4.1: hardware and software decoder support for h.264 video
  • Initial web app support
  • Jellybean support for Explore by Touch
  • Profile size reduction and IO improvements due to SafeBrowsing

New Android features such as Explore by Touch and Gesture Navigation, also directly compatible with the renewal of Firefox for Android. In addition, all updates Firefox which also provides sound and vibration, will specifically suit surfing in cyberspace for users who have visual flaws.

The latest version of Firefox for Android is now available for download in the Google Play Store.

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