Samsung to feature a unified web browser on all its platforms starting this year
It appears that Samsung will release a unified web browser dubbed ‘Samsung Browser’ on all its Internet-connected platforms – mobiles, tablets, and TVs – starting this year. According to Samsung, its web browser is not only easy-to-use, fast, and stable, it can recognise content and present in a way that is suited to the device being used. Samsung Browser will also come with some extra features like Web Video Casting, Reader Mode, offline webpage saving, and easy web clipping with S Pen.
The Korean electronics giant says that its Samsung Video Enhancing Engine improves video streaming and watching experience. Samsung’s homegrown web browser, which is based on WebKit rendering engine, will also feature video websites and local web services.
Samsung says that it will make use of Blink web rendering engine in the next version of this web browser. In the meantime, Samsung is also working with Mozilla on a new rendering engine called Servo, which is based on a new programming language Rust. It should be noted that Samsung Browser doesn’t support Adobe Flash for video, which is fully replaced by HTML5.