About Samsung Internet
Samsung Internet for Android is the web browser that is pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy phones and phablets. It is based on the open source Chromium project, to which Samsung are a major contributor. The browser is made available via the Galaxy Apps Store, the Play Store and carrier updates. In March 2017, the beta version became publicly available for both Samsung Galaxy and Google Experience Devices. It has hundreds of millions of active users.
Samsung Internet for Gear VR is the virtual reality version of the browser that runs on the Samsung Gear VR.
These articles should provide further background:
- “The Big Browser You Haven’t Heard Of Yet”
- “What’s The Deal With The Samsung Internet Browser?”
- “Introducing Samsung Internet for developers”
- “Think you know the top web browsers?”
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