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[APP] SWE Browser [A Fast Browser for Snapdragon Chips]

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By magic_man, Senior Member on 7th January 2015, 04:39 PM
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I originally posted this for the oneplus one, but theoretically it should benefit any device using the snapdragon processor and maybe other processors too?

The code is found here:

If you try to build it takes a long time to get the code so be patient.

Basically this is an optimized browser made for the snapdragon processor. I have been running it for a few weeks and it is pretty solid. Really fast. I did some benchmarks vs firefox and chrome and it is between 10% - 30% faster. It just seems snappier than other browsers (Chrome and Firefox). If any one can benchmark it against other browsers I would appreciate if you could post the results.

Here are images of the benchmarks.

Here is a screenshot of the browser

Screen Short of Browser

It asks for a bunch of permissions, but I am not sure which ones are actually necessary so I left it as is.

Also if you have an older version of the SWE browser you will have to uninstall it since I signed it with a different key.

Here is link to the download:
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7th January 2015, 05:30 PM |#2  
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It looks and feels like aosp browser and it's pretty good, if only it had account sync and quick controls like the aosp it'd be just perfect.
7th January 2015, 05:31 PM |#3  
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10th April 2015, 09:42 PM |#4  
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Oh i'm so excited to try this! A while back I read about this and have always wanted to try it. The problem is no one was actively building it and I didn't want to try building it myself. Thanks for taking the time to build it.
11th April 2015, 06:38 AM |#5  
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Fc on galaxy note 4 running kitkat 4.4
12th April 2015, 12:05 AM |#6  
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This works amazingly good on my note 2 stock 4.4.2, will you be able to put in features like closing all browser tabs at once?
12th April 2015, 12:21 AM |#7  
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Any mirror? I can't get over 15kb/s download
12th April 2015, 10:10 AM |#8  
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Is the size of your browser justified ? Cause many other are smaller except chrome ....
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