Safari, the native browser for iOS does a pretty good job doing what it is ment for, surfing from your mobile device. It also gets improved with each iOS major update. Some of the features that came with iOS 5 are: tabbed browsing, Safari Reader, readings lists, private browsing and better performance.
In this post we’ve collected 7 free web browser apps (which are packed with outstanding features and options), that are challenging the iOS default browser’s spot as your number one web browser.
Keep Opera Mini handy on your iOS device, especially for those unavoidable times you are on a slow crowded network, away from Wi-Fi or when data roaming. Opera’s powerful servers compress data by up to 90% before downloading, so page loads are lightning fast.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 3.0 or later
Dolphin brings you the world’s first Gesture and Webzine-based browser. Fast and playful, you can train your Dolphin to adapt to the way you want to browse. Open your favorite web pages with just a touch of your finger tip, create a signature Gesture, or even browse web content in a polished magazine style format.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
Webroot® SecureWeb™ is the most advanced web browser for your iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod® Touch. Shop and bank securely, block malicious sites, use tabs for faster browsing, and see which search results from Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and Ask are the safest to explore.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
Terra has everything you missed in Safari: unlimited tabs, full screen browsing, text search and ability to save web pages for offline reading. All that you want is here.
Compatible with iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later.
Puffin Free is the free version of the Puffin Web Browser. With the help of cloud servers, Puffin Web Browser brings the desktop web browsing experience to tablets and smartphones. It renders the full versions of web pages quickly and reliably. It also supports Flash with good performance on iPads and iPhones.
Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad.Requires iOS 5.0 or later.
Amazing never seen before tab functions.
With the astonishing new function [Transfer Locally], you can have fun with your friends and family! In addition to this new function, we also offer the usual functions such as smoothly switching between tabs by just flicking, and closing tabs using gestures as if magic with TouchPaging, and many more design and technology based useful tab functions.
Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.Requires iOS 3.1 or later.
The MOST Advanced Tabbed Web Browser with Multi Innovative Features: FASTGO Startup(ONE TOUCH GO), Multi Touch Gestures, SUPER DRAWING, MULTI SEARCHING, Scrollable Bookmarks Bar, Web Plugin Buttons, Accelerometer, Auto multi-colored keyword highlights and so on.
Compatible with iPad.Requires iOS 3.2 or later.