When comparing Qwant vs Yandex, the Slant community recommends Qwant for most people. In the question“What is the best alternative to Google search?” Qwant is ranked 4th while Yandex is ranked 6th.
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Pro No user tracking
Pro Has a lite version
Pro Hosted in the EU
It uses a strict data regulation law
Pro Private infrastructure and hosting
They own theirs servers
Pro Ad free/Merchant independent
So far, Qwant does not sort searches based on Merchant.
Pro Good search results
Pro Ecosystem Qwant Maps, Music, Boards...
They are building an ecosystem
Pro Instant answers
They have like "shortcodes" named instant answers that let you have an answer from the Qwant interface (for example the hash of a word)
Pro Qwick commands (jump to any other search/website)
Use "&g" to jump to google;
&a for amazon;
&tw for twitter;
&ec for ecosia;
… More » https://help.qwant.com/help/qwant-search/searching/how-use-qwick/
Pro No filter bubble
Pro Good search
Sometimes more results than Google and DDG.
Pro Very lightweight and fast
Pro Minimalistic and beautiful
Yandex seems to get their inspiration from Chrome and Safari making this an undoubtedly beautiful browser with its unique and good looks.
Pro Quick and reliable
Pro No repeated ads
Ads of services and productions you search online keep reappearing on google searches.
Con Results non accurate as Google
They are not accurate as Google.
Con Not very good Android and iOS app
Con Filter by time restricted to max. one month
In difference to past year of some other search engines.