When it comes to internet browser apps, there are only so many features that you can expect from all browsers. In addition to the standard features we’ve all become accustomed to, third party internet browser apps also contain a variety of customizable settings that let you change the way you explore or discover websites – some more common than others. If you’re looking for something lightweight but functional, Baidu browser might be what you’re looking for.
The app is simple, in a good way. Once installed, you’ll be able to use it to browse the web as you would do on any other web browser. You can select your location from the app’s homepage to receive live weather updates as you browse through the web. You can also add your bookmarks straight to the home page and swipe right to view trending pages in a variety of categories such as news and business.
On the top section of the app, you’ll be able to enter your URL by simply tapping on the field placeholder and entering the URL as you normally do in a web browser. The app comes with a preinstalled list of popular websites that show up as you type a domain name in the address. This makes it easier to find your favorite websites off the go and reduces the need to create bookmarks.
In terms of performance, Baidu browser offers a very fluid and intuitive user experience that rivals any web browser on the market, including the default browser on Android. Considering this is a free app, you can’t deny the value you get from the wide feature set and good performance. If you’re currently in search of a new web browser for your device, Baidu browser is worth giving a try.
The app is free to download from the app store and requires Android 2.2 or above.