Browsers for the cheap skate mobiles

UC Browser Mini seems to be a pretty good mobile browser for low end phones with cheap data plans. Data compression almost as good as Opera Mini (75% vs 90%) and more JavaScript stuff work and the page formatting is done better than in Opera Mini.

However I think the data is compressed by servers in China.

Another good mobile browser for low end phones is Boat Mini. It is a misnamed app in my opinion; Boat Mini does not compress data at all but displays the full mobile site, with JavaScript running. It is quite stable on lower end phones once you turn off the browser’s Location function (for some reason Boat wants to know where you are and this extra overhead can eat up memory. It is still usable when Location is turned off).

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