BOLT browser now out of private beta, available on Android Market

BOLT browser, which up until now has been in a private beta, is now available to all for free in the Android Market. Version 3.0 brings many improvements to the highly touted speedy browser, just as its name suggests.

The Webkit-based browser claims that website loading times can be 25% - 50% faster than its competitors, which is significant.

New features coming in the 3.0 update include a new social tab on the homescreen that allows you to share more easily to Facebook, Flash and HTML5 video playback with compression, web apps for websites like Wikipedia and Twitter and a simplified UI.

Other features of BOLT browser are:

  • Tabbed browsing, URL auto-complete, a download manager and web history
  • Ability to save webpages for offline use
  • Support for Facebooks apps such as Mafia Wars
  • Text copy/paste
  • Full support for mobile security standards

To download BOLT 3.0 for free, please follow the links after the break. To discuss the browser further, sing out in our Android App Forum.

Source: BOLT

Sean Brunett