When comparing Puffin vs Falkon, the Slant community recommends Falkon for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Falkon is ranked 14th while Puffin is ranked 33rd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Renders Flash
Games and videos. Most mobile browsers don't support it.
Pro Seriously fast
Pro Optional touchpad and cursor
Some websites require hover.
Pro Data savings
Puffin servers can compress pictures before you download them for faster page downloads and data savings for capped data plans.
Pro Loads banned websites
It loads websites which other browsers don't.
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.
Con Logs browsing history
Con Blocked in some countries
Puffin is blocked in China, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
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.