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The stock Android browser is quite limited when it comes to options, features and add-ons. It definitely does the job but a lot of power Android users like to get the most out of their browsers.
Opera Mini Web Browser
Opera is the most popular web browser for the Android platform. It is a very fast web browser because of the unique technique Opera use. When you browse the net Opera servers actually compress the data on a page making the data smaller so it gets to your device quicker. This will not only make web browsing faster, it will also save you data when using 3G. Opera say it uses a tenth of the data compared to normal browsers.
Dolphin Browser HD
Dolphin Browser HD is known for the huge selection of add-ons which no browser can even come close to. It features options such as gestures and webzine. Webzine is a cool feature which re-organizes a web page into a sort of magazine look for easy reading.
Skyfire is a browser with a lot more of a social touch. It has deep Facebook integration which has a unique feature which lets you find out what is the most popular post or page within the Facebook community.
Firefox for Android is the official version of their Firefox browser for the Android platform. There isn’t much about this browser except from that you can sync between your desktop version and Android version.