When comparing Tor Browser vs Falkon, the Slant community recommends Tor Browser for most people. In the question“What are the best desktop web browsers?” Tor Browser is ranked 4th while Falkon is ranked 19th. The most important reason people chose Tor Browser is:
If you follow their instructions religiously, Tor is the nec plus ultra in terms of safety and privacy. For the time being at least.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Tor sets the standard for safe and private browsing
Pro Access hidden .onion sites
Can be installed and run on a portable device such as a USB stick.
Pro Relatively fast
Con Must adapt new browsing habits
It is not recommended to do several things TOR browser that users would want to do in a normal browser, such as visiting social networks and banking.
Con Extremely slow
Caused by the tor network the browser depends on.
Con Does not guarantee perfect anonimity unlike what most users would suspect
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 Same security-holes as Chrome
Falkon uses the same browser engine as Chrome, meaning it has the same security-holes as Chrome. Chrome is a big target for hackers (being the most commonly used browser). A webpage that will hack Chrome will likely hack Falkon.