When comparing Twidere vs Falcon Pro, the Slant community recommends Falcon Pro for most people. In the question“What are the best Twitter clients for Android?” Falcon Pro is ranked 2nd while Twidere is ranked 6th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Modern UI
Pro Free software/open source
The source code is available under the GPLv3.
Pro Very customizable
The user can add and arrange his/her own tabs with specific views and filters.
Pro Supports custom API
It supports API customization, so you don't need to worry about API limits at all.
Pro Works as expected
Pro Handles Mastodon, Fanfou and StatusNet too
You need only one app to read Twitter and Mastodon.
Pro Free, without ads
Pro In-app browser
You can choose to use the in-app browser or Android default. The in-app browser can also be set to force a light, mobile friendly version of a site or a full web page when connected to Wi-Fi. Additionally, it can use hardware acceleration to render web pages faster.
Tracks the life of your tweets - retweets and favorites.
Pro Embedded Youtube support
Linked YouTube videos can be played back in the app.
Pro Real-time notifications
At the expense of more battery consumption, you can have your notifications pop-up as they happen.
Pro Theme support
Light and dark themes are available.
Pro Multiple account support
Allows easy switching of different Twitter accounts within the app.
Pro Beautiful, well designed app
It's incredibly easy to read tweets, view media and see web content.
Pro Mute function
Allows muting someone - hiding their tweets from the timeline without unfollowing them. Can also mute hashtags.
Pro URL shortener and expander
Allows shortening URLs within the app and seeing the final destination of shortened URLs.
Pro Starred user article preloading
A linked article from a starred user will load the beginning of said article in the app.
Pro Native Dashclock Widget support
Dashclock Widget brings advanced features and notifications to your lock screen, including Falcon Pro notifications.
Pro Landscape and tablet support
The same app works on both Android phones and tablets in portrait and landscape modes.
Pro Transparent widget
Pro Native & non-native retweets
You can use Twitter's built-in method of retweeting or choose RT/quote/via retweets.
Con Back button on the main screen forgets feed position without confirmation
Con Requires in-app-purchase to add your own Twitter account
Con Not free
Con Requires some hacking in order to use to it's full potential
In order to get the best use out of this app, you need to apply a few tweaks to get around some artificial limits, which have been placed on this app as a result of its success. Bypass the Twitter token limit.
Con Latest update to "fix" threading made it even worse.
It wasn't good before.
Con Unreliable push updates
Sometimes you'll get updates on activity, sometimes you won't. Sometimes you'll get one multiple times. Keeps you on your toes.
Con No widget to view tweets at a glance
A widget would let me view, scroll, favorite and retweet with a glance and a single click.
Con View tweets from multiple accounts on one page.
Con Unreliable, abandoned
The developer for FalconPro seems to have abandoned it.