Jakarta – Around 80 percent of the world population has a mobile phone. The number of mobile phones around the world estimated to be about 5 billion units, with 1.08 billion units of which include smart phones. Thus, it’s no wonder when browsing on the Internet today is mostly done through mobile phones.
Most of the smart phone owners, as quoted from the go-globe.com, prefer to use a standard mobile web browser, aka the phones default browser. They reason, the default web browser is definitely the best for their phones.
There is also the thought that they do not need to change the web browser because it did not want to be bothered by trivial matters, such as the need to download first and then run the application.
Another reason put forward is that they feel no need to update the web browse, as is done on a notebook or desktop computer. Therefore, updating the application is much more important than replacing the web browser on the mobile device.
For desktop and notebook computers, the web browser is the most widely used Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari. Competition to be the most popular frequently occur between Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.
In mobile devices, such as smart mobile phones and tablet computers, maps of different strength. Which became the market share leader for the mobile web browser is Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome browser fib.
However, in recent months, Safari increasingly dominant. According to the output data from Net Applications, Safari controlled 61.79 percent market share for web traffic in March. In fact, months before Apple’s browser only won 55.41 percent market share.
In general, mobile web browsers can be distinguished from ability, such as opening a different site, doing page zoom, and make a keyboard shortcut. However, there is also an optimal mobile web browsers on mobile devices use only.
In addition, there are several mobile devices also can not offer a lot of choice what mobile web browsers can be used. One of the devices is a flexible mobile devices with Windows Mobile operating system.
In Indonesia, people always want a high-speed mobile web browser.
“We provide the connectivity features with high compression, especially on a busy network. Compression is also advantageous because the users were able to save the battery, “said Communications Manager Opera Indonesia, Agnes Agastia, two weeks ago.
No less aggressive in offering the experience of using a mobile web browser is Google. According to Google’s Head of Communications Indonesia Vishnu K. Mahmud, Google will continue to focus on developing a modern browser Chrome that will provide the best experience for its users.
Mobile web browser is best for your device, of course depending on the need and type of device used. Therefore, not all mobile devices compatible with the existing web browser.