Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,782,291 Members 47,222 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

[APP]New Beta (02/8/2012) Dolphin Engine

Tip us?
(Last edited by rafa6571; 5th August 2012 at 10:19 PM.)
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 179
Posts: 355
Join Date: Nov 2010
Default [APP]New Beta (02/8/2012) Dolphin Engine

What is Dolphin Engine in Beta?

Dolphin Engine (in Beta) is an improved webkit version with extensive canvas enhancement and behind-the-scenes technology that makes it the highest performing HTML5 browser available today.

What does highest performing mean?

Dolphin has placed particular attention to canvas element, 2D context and text rendering. In addition, Dolphin Engine made significant GPU technology improvements around GPU accelerated canvas rendering and optimized CPU / GPU parallel computing.

How fast? Dolphin Engine’s HTML-5 Rendering is:

5-10X faster than the default Android browser
100% faster than Chrome (at times)
Scored over a 450 when tested on ( is an a respected tool for testing a browser’s support of HTML5)
Try it out our latest version of Dolphin Engine, the behind-the scenes technology that makes this Dolphin Browser the highest performing HTML5 browser.



Android 4.1 support
Faster page Loading and response speed
Stability and improvements for Android 2.3+
Improved Flash support
Improved HTML5 canvas support
Various stability and performance improvement
The Following 37 Users Say Thank You to rafa6571 For This Useful Post: [ Click to Expand ]
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 73
Posts: 405
Join Date: Mar 2011
Wow, this apk is pretty legit. I can browse desktop sites on my phone with little problems whereas before on previous browsers (stock, opera, chrome): the page would have problems rendering partial frames. I'm on AOKP mtdvibrant.
youliaming's Avatar
Junior Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 6
Join Date: Jun 2012
test it on my defy.
through i donot like dolphin at all.
raycaster3's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 1,048
Posts: 3,711
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: S.Ogden
Very fast. I dig it thanks
nazfalas's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 77
Posts: 269
Join Date: Mar 2010
Very nice! Loading of pages is the fastest I have seen, yet.

Page scrolling on my Nexus One (CM7 Nightly) is still ways behind Opera Mini, but that is not a full-fledged browser so a comparison would not be fair.
Opera Mobile has about the same scrolling smoothness as Dolphin HD so that's that, but stock browser is smooth as a baby's butt for me...would love that for Dolphin as well.
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 89
Posts: 430
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Hmm? Dunno if it is just me or there is nothing displayed at all in the browser.
CADude's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 639
Posts: 835
Join Date: Nov 2011
Ok this just became my default browser. Nothing tops this. Not even the Linaro Firefox nightlies.
Enterprise-D's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 27
Posts: 337
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Bois-Colombes
Seems very buggy on my DHD, html5 doesn't work, images aren't displayed (I get a blue square), it crash on
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 10
Posts: 115
Join Date: Sep 2011
Is this related to the same company who runs dolphin browser? If yes I don't want anything to do with it.
Static-Noise's Avatar
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 85
Posts: 219
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Dublin
Installed it on my Sony Xperia S. It froze on first use and I had to reboot the phone. Tried it a second time and it froze again.

I think I'll stick to the original stable version.

Originally Posted by DnaPolymerase View Post
Is this related to the same company who runs dolphin browser? If yes I don't want anything to do with it.
And why is that?

Sent from my LT26i using xda premium
Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note II (N7100)
Current Rom: [ROM] [Hurricane ROM4.3][XXUENA1][19-02-14]v10[Fast+Stable+Long Battery+LOW RAM+KNOX Free] [N7100 - International, unbranded]

Greetings and thanks to all those who have helped me on XDA in the past. You've been great!
Hopefully I can help you, and other users, in the future.

If I've helped you, hit "Thanks".

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Get Your Tasks Organized on Android Wear with Agenda Wear

Having a checklist of things you need to do is something we all can find useful at … more

Top 5 LG G3 MODs – XDA Developer TV

The LG G3 has been LG’s breakout hit of the summer. Using their knowledge frombuilding some … more

Make Your Calendar Widget Beautiful with Month

For some of us, summer vacation is alreadyover. For those getting ready to school, work, or … more

Integrate Social Networks Into Your Project With ASNE Library

Social network applications and services have developed into major parts ofour … more