Firefox 9 For Android Released, Brings New UI, Snappier Performance [Video]!
Hot on the heels of the latest Firefox 9 release, Mozilla announced the availability of a latest release : Firefox 9 for Android. The app brings along a new user interface optimized for tablets, speed enhancements, bug fixes and much more.
The update also allows the user to hide the thumbnails column on the page by just swiping on the left. Other interesting features including a new Action Bar new, support for camera input support for devs, HTML 5 enhancements and much more.
Head past the break for more details and to download Firefox 9 for Android. There’s also a video demo of the app in action after the break.
Also, the app experience has been improved for better performance in both portrait and landscape modes.
According to Mozilla:
“Firefox for Android introduces a completely redesigned experience that is optimized for tablets and makes mobile browsing more intuitive. New tools in Firefox enable developers to create interactive mobile Web experiences…Firefox for Android leverages large tablet screen sizes and optimizes popular features for tablets. The Awesome Screen integrates Firefox Sync and makes it easy to access your browsing history, open tabs, bookmarks and saved passwords across desktop and mobile devices so you can type less and browse more.“
What’s in this version:
- New tablet UI and features
- Faster start-up time
- Camera input support: developers can integrate camera functionality directly in Web sites
- HTML5 form validation
- More: www.mozilla.org/mobile/9.0/releasenotes
Watch the following video to see the tablet-optimized version of app in action!