When comparing Samsung Internet vs Cake web browser, the Slant community recommends Samsung Internet for most people. In the question“What are the best Android web browsers?” Samsung Internet is ranked 21st while Cake web browser is ranked 23rd.
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Pro Light and smooth + has chrome extensions
Pro Can be installed on any Android devices
Samsung allows this application to be installed to non-Samsung Android devices starting with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Pro Sync with Google Chrome desktop app
Samsung Internet can sync the bookmarks and history to Google Chrome desktop app, where the Samsung Internet extension for Google Chrome is available.
Pro Ad-blocking features
Samsung Internet supports Ad-Blocking features such as AdBlock Plus, AdBlock, AdGuard, Disconnect etc., but must be installed separately through Google Play, which these apps can also used in other browser which supports Ad-Blocking.
Pro Clean GUI
Pro Picture-in-picture (PIP) video
Samsung Internet supports picture-in-picture (PIP) video, which means the video that played in this web browser can be pop-out and visible in the Android screen even if the browser is minimized.
Pro Do Not Track features
Samsung recently collaborated with Disconnect to include do not tracking features to prevent any websites to track with each other.
Samsung Internet supports web notification from various websites such as Facebook, Telegram etc. which it will also works even if the browser is closed.
Pro Less bloated than Google
Ad settings are removed.
Even faster than Google Chrome.
Pro Always secure 24/7
Con It's Google
Con Has the filter bubble
Like chrome, samsumg internet tracks you and filters your searches.
Con Android only
Android dropped older iOS support after about SI 3.
Con Not supported by Password Managers
BitWarden and LastPass do not work with the browser.
Con No data saving mode
Unlike Google Chrome or Opera, Samsung Internet does not comes with data saving mode which is a disadvantages for users who relies on limited data usage.
Con Only for Samsung Devices
While the competitors are vendor-agnostic, this browser is only limited on Samsung devices and can't be found anywhere else unless you pull the APK for the browser itself from the device.
Con Unable to block Verizon media trackers
Con Lags and freezes
Something needs to be done about it.
Con Has Yahoo as its default search engine
Which is quite ironic for this "privacy" browser with Verizon Media.
Con Lacks tracker blocking features on websites you visit
Con Same security holes as Yahoo
Cake uses the same browser as Yahoo, meaning that it has the same security holes as Yahoo. Yahoo is also a big target for hackers, and a web page that will hack Yahoo also will hack cake.
Con Dumbed down its latest versions
Before, Cake almost felt like DuckDuckGo. Now it's dumbed down, it almost feels like Chrome/Chromium. For example, it's still not secure on websites you visit.
Con Has odd behavior
When you leave the app and go back in, it lets you go back to the top of the page, rather than where you are.
Cake is currently available on mobile only. Due to the screen size, cake is not available on windows, linux, etc.
Con Depends on Yahoo
Since it's based on Yahoo.