Best 5 Lightweight Android Browsers for 2022

by GeeKz Topia
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If you are using a low-end smartphone then modern browsers like Chrome, Brave, and FIrefox can really affect your device’s overall performance. These type of big bowsers consume more resources like memory, RAM, CPU etc.  So it’s always good to switch to a lighter web browser.

Today we have tried to list some of the best 5 Lightweight android browser software for your low end device.

1) Via Browser [appbox googleplay ]

App Size – less than 0.5m

Via is one of the most popular and widely used lightweight android web browser. Via is built on Chromium web view technology. Even the browser is lighter one it doesn’t compromise on any new features. And it also comes with great customisation options.

Via browser is designed for the minimalism and optimised for better browser experiance. You can also customise the homepage by tapping on the menu buton and then selection the setting option from the list.

Features of Via Browser

  • Size is Less than 0.5m
  • Complete customisation options
  • minimalistic design
  • Built for speed and performance
  • Home page customisation
  • inbuilt ad blocker
  • Add-ons option
  • Nightmode
  • Desktop switcher
  • Data saving

2) Monument Browser [appbox googleplay br.marcelo.monumentbrowser&hl ]

App size – 0.9m

Monument browser is also built by chromium webview technology. It is a privacy focused lightweight web browser. what makes menument special is its inbuilt File downloading capability. It uses multiple connections to speedup your downloads than any other browser.

It can capture file formats like M3U8,MP$,MP3 and MKV etc.  It automatically capture and download files without any interaction.

Features of Monument Browser

  • Lightweight browser
  • Size id less than 0.9m
  • Advanced inbuilt download manager
  • Download files simultaneously
  • Intercept downloads
  • Resume your downloads
  • Privacy focused
  • Inbuilt ad blocker
  • Night mode

3) Foss Browser [appbox googleplay de.foss.browser&hl ]

App size – 3m

Foss is a fully opensource lightweight web browser and it is also based on web view technology. its main goal is to give its users an amazing browsing experiance with full in control. The best thing about foss browser is the whole search bar and all options and settings are put under the botton side, So it is really helpfull for one-handed users.  Your fingers can reach take control of all the option with one hand.

Features of Foss browser

  • Fully open source
  • No tracking – Privacy focused
  • No unnecessary permissions needed
  • Inbuilt ad blocker
  • backup data
  • save logins in separated data base – encrypted

4) Phoenix Browser [appbox googleplay com.transsion.phoenix ]

App size – 5 Mb

As like other lightweight web browsers phoenix also uses chromium web view technology. Phoenix comes with a built in power full download manager. And it also support web playing which means you can play online videos without needing a third-party video player.

Features of Phoenix Browser

  • Quick loading and faster download
  • Fast video downloader and video player
  • Ad blocker
  • Plugins support
  • WhatsApp status saver options

5) Hermit Browser [appbox googleplay com.chimbori.hermitcrab&hl ]

App size –  3.7MB

Hermit app is basically a browser app. But unlike other bowser apps hermit helps you to create lite apps.  Hermit can make lite applications of your frequently visited websites.

When you create a shortcut to your home screen using chrome or firefox it actually works like a browser tab but here Hermit creates a separate lite application of that particular website.

If you are using an old smartphone then you should try this amazing application

Features of Hermit

  • very small size
  • Don’t run in the background
  • Scriptless
  • Built-in ad blocker
  • Built-in malware, virus blocker

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