Ars Technica reported that the beta release of Chrome is now available in the Android market for those users who have gadgets that run on Android 4. This release includes advanced HTML rendering engine and many of the Google browser’s popular feature.
The browser is designed to work both on tablet PCs and smartphones. Without distinctive user interface and features compare to its desktop counterpart, the Chrome browser will works flawlessly like a desktop version on tablets, however, on phone version is it of more compressed interface suiting the smaller screens but still it has the Ombnibar and application shortcut pane for easy browser navigation.
Previously, smartphones uses browsers such as Opera Mini as the main browser for mobile devices even for Android OS, and the introduction of Chrome will provide users an alternative for their handheld browsing experience.
In the video posted at the Chromium blog, Google engineers explains the Chrome advantages to users such as multiprocess architecture, and modern web features such as Websockets, IndexedDb and Web Workers.
When users download the Chrome browser from the Android market, it can be installed side by side with default android browser, but it cannot replace the standard browser yet.
Ars Technica furthered that “The availability of Chrome for Android is a big step forward for Web browsing on mobile devices powered by Google’s operating system. It should deliver a significantly better user experience on the Web and make Android a better environment for running next-generation mobile Web applications.”
Google Engineers released a Youtube video for the release of the Google Chrome Browsers on Android devices
You can download the Chrome Beta on Android Market on this link: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.android.chrome