When comparing Atlas vs Puffin, the Slant community recommends Puffin for most people. In the question“What are the best Android web browsers?” Puffin is ranked 7th while Atlas is ranked 20th. The most important reason people chose Puffin is:
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Pro Built-in ad blocking
The browser uses EasyList data to remove ads from sites. It can further be supplemented with EasyPrivacy data to limit website ability to track you.
Pro Stores preferences on per-site basis
The browser can be set to remember which sites need to be shown in desktop mode, with certain content filtering settings, etc.
Pro Can browse two tabs at once
Atlas has a dual pane view that shows two pages side by side.
Pro Can be set to very low data usage
Pro Seriously fast
Pro Built-in reading mode
Reading mode allows removing everything on a page but the content. It removes ads, styling and anything else that could get in the way of a comfortable reading experience.
Pro Optional touchpad and cursor
Some websites require hover.
Pro Renders Flash
Games and videos. Most mobile browsers don't support it.
Pro Data savings
Puffin servers can compress pictures before you download them for faster page downloads and data savings for capped data plans.
Atlas was last updated on September 19, 2014.
Con Blocked in some countries
Puffin is blocked in China, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.