When comparing Reddit is fun vs Joey for Reddit, the Slant community recommends Joey for Reddit for most people. In the question“What is the best Reddit app for Android?” Joey for Reddit is ranked 4th while Reddit is fun is ranked 5th. The most important reason people chose Joey for Reddit is:
No lag or stutter, smooth as butter.
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Pro Accurately recreates the reddit experience
Reddit is fun's UI feels familiar for Reddit users.
Pro Multireddit support
Allows you to use multireddits you create on the website.
Pro Support for Reddit Gold
Reddit is fun allows you to use special features earned by having reddit gold such as syncing visited links between reddit is fun and the browser site.
Pro Ads are optional in the free version
The free version allows the option to disable ads, so you only need to turn them on if you wish to support the developer or use moderator features.
Pro Night mode
Allows for easier reading in the dark as there is less light to annoy the eyes.
Pro Sync between desktop support
The app combined with 3rd party sync applications helps show links you've already viewed. Sometimes it misses a few, but it's close most of the time.
Pro Embedded moderator functions
Has functionality for removing/approving posts/comments, removing as spam, reading/replying to mod-mail, distinguishing comments.
Pro Tablet support
A recent update has added tablet support to Reddit is fun.
Pro Cards theme
Usable WIP of a cards them available.
Pro Amoled mode
The Amoled mode turns the background to complete black, which emits no light on Amoled panels. This not only looks cleaner, but also saves battery. Phones without Amoled panels can still select this mode - it is a bit darker than the material dark mode.
Pro Samsung Multi-tasking compatible
Reddit is Fun has the ability to be used in milti-window mode on high end Samsung phones. It can also be used in pop-up view (drag the corner of the screen towards the middle to shrink the app to about 1/2 size, or keep it as a bubble similar to FaceBook's chat heads feature).
Pro Fast and fluid
No lag or stutter, smooth as butter.
Pro Streams all GIFs
No waiting for download of entire GIF. Streams instantly
Pro Supports TTS
Only client which reads out content to you.
Pro See all the ancestors of a comment
You can see not only parent of a comment, but parent's parent and so on of a comment with single tap.
Pro Read AMA in magazine style Q/A format
AMAs are available in magazine style Q/A formatting. works for multi author AMAs too.
Pro Reader view
Read web articles without the clutter.
Pro Streams comments
Streams match threads.
Pro Most powerful text editor
One of the few mobile apps that has support for inserting tables, codes, headings.
Pro Lets you filter posts by flair
You can filter posts from r/science, r/LifeProTips, r/IAmA, r/askscience by flair.
Pro Swipe to close
Swipe to close is available for everything
Pro Auto theme change
Change themes automatically.
Pro Amoled Night theme available
Power saving with Amoled night theme. Normal night theme also present.
Pro It has the fastest gif loading speed
This is the faster reddit app, when it comes to loading gif files.
Pro Has screen lock feature
This is the only app with a screen lock feature.
Pro Supports live threads
Full support for Reddit live threads.
Pro Can collapse the comment thread from anywhere
You can collapse the comment thread from anywhere inside the comment tree.
Pro You can add upcoming AMAs to your calendar
Upcoming AMAs can be added to calendar, so you never miss an AMA.
Pro Easy to view albums and read image descriptions
It has vertical cards for albums, so swiping for next image and reading description is in same direction.
Pro Beautiful error screens
Even the error screens have cute animals.
Pro 16 million colors for customization
Both primary color and accent color have 16 million options.
Collapse comments at any level of your choice.
Pro Omni Subreddit Finder
Searches your subscriptions and the web simultaneously. http://i.imgur.com/5eJrjwD.png
Pro Shows which AMAs are going on
It shows live AMAs going on currently, so you can participate in them.
Pro Beautiful animations
Has very beautiful and smooth animations. For example when upvoting or downvoting stuff.
Pro Color coded usernames
Highlights users who have participated earlier in the comment chain. http://i.imgur.com/XsrxbXN.png
Pro Real trophy case for reddit trophies
This is the only app that has got the Reddit trophies correctly.
Pro Doesn't put strain on eyes
The sepia theme is very easy on the eyes.
Con Unrefined UI
The UI and UX lack the visual and functional polish of competing apps.
Con Problems displaying .gifv videos
Con Tends to crash
Memory leaks and other bugs cause crashing, especially on low RAM devices.