Google is introducing major improvements to Chrome for Android to make browsing faster, and downloads seamless for people on slow network. The announcement is part of company’s ‘Next Billion’ push to bring India’s next billion people to the internet.
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At its ‘Google for India’ event in New Delhi, the company announced today that the Data Saver feature on Chrome for Android now also works with video content. The company claims that using the compression, a user can save up to 67 percent of data when viewing a video in MP4 format.
In addition, Chrome for Android now automatically optimizes HTTP pages when a user is on a slow network. These optimized pages are as much as 90 percent lighter than their regular counterpart, and load twice as faster. Read more…