When comparing Microsoft Edge (Chromium) vs Dot Browser, the Slant community recommends Microsoft Edge (Chromium) for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is ranked 40th while Dot Browser is ranked 42nd. The most important reason people chose Microsoft Edge (Chromium) is:
As it is built on Chromium.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Supports Chrome extensions
As it is built on Chromium.
Pro Better web compatibility
Uses the same engine as Chromium so web pages render better.
Pro More private
During the launch of Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, the company claimed to have removed more than 50 services intended to collect user data. The improvement in this aspect does not come only from the hand of privacy, but also from optimization. The privacy settings are also a lot simpler to understand, more robust, and better than Chrome. There are three modes, basic, balanced and strict.
Pro Faster than Chrome and other browsers
It uses less RAM, has tracking prevention and accelerates the hardware when possible.
Pro Built on Chromium
Microsoft are contributing to Chromium.
Pro Consumes much less battery than Chrome and other alternatives
Pro Has built-in ad blocking features
If you select the "strict" option in the Microsoft Edge settings, it practically becomes an ad blocker.
Pro Preinstalled in most Windows 10 devices
Most Windows 10 devices have Microsoft Edge preinstalled.
Pro Has its own built-in plugin web store
Microsoft edge support both, microsoft edge add-ons and chrome web store
Pro Fast enough, fair privacy protection and compatible with chrome extensions.
Pro Great UI
Pro Replaces the old pre-installed Edge
Since the old Edge isn't removable on most PCs.
Pro Privacy focused
Has a great add and tracker blocker built in and far more anti-fingerprinting tools than firefox.
Con Microsoft still tracking you by default (Like Google with Chrome)
Microsoft Edge collects less information than chrome, but still collecting data about you and your interests.
Con Unlike the legacy version, it doesn't have the option to set aside tabs which was a very useful feature
It does give you the option to give feedback for people who want setting tabs aside back, but it's not likely they're going to add it.
Con Synchronization between PC and phone is weak
Although synchronization between computers is similar to Chrome, synchronization between PCs - phone is weak.
Con Design similar to Google Chrome
Con Backed by github.com
GitHub is known for making the ad blocker, libre, and hosting such open source users such as tech pros. This browser was just made to make it more private than Firefox. However, it might crash.
Con Outdated Firefox fork
Even 1 Firefox user doesn't recommend dot browser because it lacks many privacy features.
Con Logs browsing data to Google/Microsoft
Con Another bloatware of Mozilla Firefox
This browser discribes itself as a open source browser but it is bloatware. It is a rip off of Mozilla Firefox which is said to be a RAM eater and github tracks you along the internet.