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Fenix browser to replace Mozilla for Android in the future

29 April 2019 4

News about Mozilla’s upcoming browser for Android devices named as Fenix is under works since quite some time now and now in the latest development in this regard, the company has laid down their plans for the Fenix browser that would eventually end up replacing Firefox browser for Android devices. In a documented published online by Mozilla as spotted by an online tech journal, the company has shared how it has been working on a replacement for Firefox which is referred to as ‘Fennec’ by the company.

While the Firefox for Android would still be getting security patches and bug fixes, though no major feature development would be carried on. The currently in builds of Firefox 67 and 68 (for Android) would be released as planned on 14th May and 9th July, though later it would be restricted in terms of development resources.

Firefox shared in the document that it does have to switch the development team to Firefox for bug fixes and so, though major development is under works on the Fenix project.

While the support document didn’t share any specific plans as to when the browser update would be released though as per the speculations, we could expect it to be coming forward somewhere next year. The upcoming Fenix browser for Android is based upon a different architecture which is Gecko instead of GeckoView and thus could take a while for the new project to become ready and hit the masses.

Are you looking forward to the Fenix browser to hit up the Android community? Share your views in the comment section below.



Fenix browser to replace Mozilla for Android in the future
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