When comparing Puffin vs Min, the Slant community recommends Min for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Min is ranked 12th while Puffin is ranked 21st.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
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.
Pro Optional touchpad and cursor
Some websites require hover.
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 Minimal design
Pro Open source
Built with Electron using JS & CSS.
Pro Built in AdBlock
Pro Built-in tracker protection
Prevents automatic loading of cookies as well.
Con Logs browsing history
Con Blocked in some countries
Puffin is blocked in China, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Con Lacks basic navigation buttons
No backward or forward buttons makes it a bit cumbersome to navigate.
Con No MIMEtypes defined or added
Won't open or even download Microsoft Office documents.