Firefox 4 Mobile for Android and Maemo Released

Mozilla has released Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo devices, after the release of Firefox 4 for desktop users few days back. The mobile web browser delivers an intuitive interface, with customization and support for modern Web technologies like HTML5. To make mobile browsing effortless and fun, it provides seamless and secure access to personal data across desktop and mobile devices, including browsing history, bookmarks, open tabs, form data and passwords.

The mobile web browser minimizes typing with features like tabbed browsing, bookmarks, add-ons and Firefox Sync. With a sleek new look that hides browser controls when not in use, users can now focus on the websites they visit. Sync gives users seamless access to their browsing history, bookmarks, open tabs, form data and passwords across computers and mobile devices. Users can customize the features, functionality and look of mobile Web browsing with Add-ons.


The app is up to three times faster than the stock browser on Android. It is built on the same technology platform as the desktop version. With modern Web technologies like HTML5, developers can build rich, interactive applications and websites.


Streamlined Interface

  • Focus on Web content: Features like tabs, one-touch bookmarking and browser controls that stow away when not in use help users focus on the websites they visit

Browse More, Type Less

  • Awesome Screen: Type less with easy access to history, bookmarks and open tabs
  • Save to PDF: Capture important websites, like directions or a boarding pass, to view offline
  • Share Page: Share websites via apps like email, Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader and more
  • Add Search Engine: Customize your search engine list

Private and Secure Synchronization

  • Firefox Sync: Access Awesome Bar history, bookmarks, open tabs, passwords and form data across multiple computers and mobile devices with secure end-to-end encryption

Most Customizable:

  • Offers thousands of ways for users to customize the features, functionality and look of their mobile Web browser with Add-ons

Cutting Edge Tools for Web Developers:

  • Improves existing tools like CSS, Canvas and SVG to enable developers to make exciting Web pages
  • HTML5 support includes Location-Aware Browsing, device orientation, accelerometer, desktop notifications and more
  • The JavaScript engine incorporates the new JägerMonkey JIT compiler, along with enhancements to the existing TraceMonkey JIT and SpiderMonkey’s interpreter for faster page-load speed and better performance of Web apps and games

Mozilla has also launched Spark, a cute social game that’s designed to fuel the adoption of Firefox 4 Mobile.


Firefox for mobile is offered in more than 10 languages. If you have Nokia N900 phone, or Android 2.0 or later device go ahead and install it from the Market, or by scanning the QR code, or by visiting You can view the complete list of supported devices.

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