When comparing Falkon vs Microsoft Edge (Chromium), the Slant community recommends Falkon for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Falkon is ranked 17th while Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is ranked 49th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Supports Chrome extensions
As it is built on Chromium
Pro Better web compatibility
Uses the same engine as chromium so web pages render better
Pro Built on Chromium
Microsoft are contributing to chromium
Pro Faster than Chrome
It uses less RAM, has tracking prevention and accelerates the hardware when possible.
Con Now under the KDE umbrella
Qupzilla is now discontinued and renamed to Falkon. It will also now be a part of KDE and will probably need more dependencies like kde-frameworks in the future.
Con Bookmark management not the strongest part
It often requires quite a lot of clicks to add and remove bookmarks.
Con Weak multimedia support
It has some issues with multimedia content eg. Non-playing videos on webpages.
Con Nobody uses it
Con Microsoft is tracking you by default (Like Google with Chrome)
Microsoft Edge recollects a lot of information about you and your interests.
Con Unlike the legacy version, it doesn't have the option to set aside tabs which was a very useful feature.
It does give you the option to give feedback for people who want setting tabs aside back but I don't think they're going to add it. I might be wrong though.