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Old August 21st, 2013, 02:34 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Goodspike View Post
If that's the case, why does my Nexus 7 only have Chrome?
It is (almost) completely true but the Nexus 7 is an exception. That ships with only Chrome but almost every other Android device has a separate stock browser that is not Chrome and that includes the S4.

Here is a link to a short article I read a couple of years ago that goes into some of the detail

Samsung did not write the stock browser and I have no reason to believe that they have even modified it. The stock Android browser is not Chrome even in Jelly Bean (except the Nexus 7 - quite why I don't know) but I am sure that Google will eventually merge the two. So far however, they haven't done so and Samsung is innocent of any shortcomings in the stock browser.
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