The Chromium-based Vivaldi browser has finally been launched. The new browser was in the beta testing for a couple of months, but it is now available on the Android operating system. However, not all Android OS versions support the new browser. If your device runs on Android 5 or higher versions, then you are able to use the Vivaldi browser.
Vivaldi Browser – Specs
The latest browser came with a lot of new features that will make your life easier in terms of adds due to its native adblocker. It also offers tracking protection, which will block certain unwanted elements on sites visited in the browser. Android users will enjoy the unique interface of the browser, which is also customizable. You can play with the customize options to make Vivaldi on your liking.
You have the option to hide the tab bar or the status bar. Another great feature is the fact that it has a dark and light theme option. DuckDuckGo’s Tracker Radar powers the Vivaldi tracker blacklist. Here’s how to activate these settings:
- Tap on the shield icon located on the left side of the address bar
- Check if ad and tracker blocking is active
- Enable or disable it (per-site basis)
- You can also go to Settings under ‘Ads and Tracker blocking.’
Other features in Vivaldi
Here’s what you can back up by using Vivaldi on Android:
- Your browsing data
- ‘Speed Dial’ pages
- Saved passwords
- Autofill information
The great thing about Vivaldi is that you have a lot of setting options that you can adjust to your liking. The browser has lots of other features, such as has a built-in notes app, a screenshot feature, for example.
The new Vivaldi browser is not available for Android OS only, but also for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The Vivaldi 3.0 version will be available on the operating systems mentioned above. The latest version was launch on Android, but you can use it on Chromebook via the Google Play Store.