Google Chrome Beta for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Enjoy the simplicity and speed of Google Chrome Web Browser with Android smartphones and Tablets. In an official Google Chrome blog post, Google made an announcement of the release of the Beta version of Chrome for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones hones and tablets -

Today, we’re introducing Chrome for Android Beta, which brings many of the things you’ve come to love about Chrome to your Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone or tablet. Like the desktop version, Chrome for Android Beta is focused on speed and simplicity, but it also features seamless sign-in and sync so you can take your personalized web browsing experience with you wherever you go, across devices.

Google Chrome for Android – Features

Enhanced Web Experience and Fast Page Loading

With Google Chrome for Android, you can perform fast searching and navigation operations. While searching, your top results are loaded in the background as you type so pages appear instantly. All this has become possible because of the Chrome omnibox.

The address bar is placed at the top of the browser window (sometimes called the “omnibox”), doubles as a search box. Here are all the ways you can use the address bar -

Google Chrome for Android

Simply type your search term in the address bar and press “Enter” to see results from your default search engine. You can also use it to search specific sites as well. In addition to search terms, you can type in the web address of a site, and then press “Enter” to go to the site.


It provides simplicity in switching from large screen tablets to small screen phones .You can flip and swipe between unlimited number of tabs using intuitive gestures.

Private Browsing

The Chrome for Android also provides private browsing. That is, it supports the Incognito Mode feature which the Chrome desktop version provides.

You can send Pages from desktop Chrome browser to your smartphone or tablet with one click and read them whenever you are offline.

Link Preview

One of the biggest problems with mobile browsing is selection of a correct link out of several on a small screen. Link preview gives us the facility of auto zoom on links, which can help in making proper link selection.

Sign in

It gives Android ICS users a personalized browsing experience. By authentication your credentials to Chrome on your Android device, the following features will be enabled-

  • View Open Tabs: Resume your suspended work on your Android phone by using this feature. You can access the tabs which you left open on your PC (signed into Chrome) and continue your work from exactly where you left off.
  • Smarter Auto Complete Suggestions: If you visit a site more often from your PC, you will also get an auto complete suggestion for it on your smart phone, so you can spend less time in typing.
  • Sync Bookmarks: Your bookmarks will be automatically synced with your Android smartphone. You can conveniently access your favorite sites no matter where you are or which device you are using.

Download Google Chrome for Android

Chrome is available for download in the Android Market for users in the U.S., Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil.

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