Samsung Internet Browser

by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
500,000,000+ installs

Android application Samsung Internet Browser developed by is listed under category Communication. According to Google Play Samsung Internet Browser achieved more than 500,000,000 installs. Samsung Internet Browser currently has 422,105 ratings with average rating value of 4.4. The current percentage of ratings achieved in last 30 days is 2.94%, percentage of ratings achieved in last 60 days is 9.95%. Samsung Internet Browser has the current market position #1289 by number of ratings. A sample of the market history data for Samsung Internet Browser can be found below. Last update on 2018-06-01.

Android application info
Title:Samsung Internet Browser
Rating scores
Total ratings:422105
Growth (30 days):2.94%
Growth (60 days):9.95%
Average rating:4.4
App installs
Installs (achieved):500,000,000+
Installs (estimated):633,490,716
Rating values
5 star ratings:302,032
4 star ratings:59,592
3 star ratings:20,260
2 star ratings:7,847
1 star ratings:32,374

Country Rankings

Rank in category Communication:



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Experience the cutting edge of web browsing with Samsung's fastest, smoothest, safest web browser for Android. Streamlined searching, enhanced security and ad-blocker compatibility makes this Samsung's best Android browser yet.
And with full optimization for Gear VR, you can download the future of web browsing straight to your phone.

Now supports Android 5.0 and above.

Our fastest Android browser
Samsung Internet uses the built-in features of your device for the fastest download speed, without the battery drain.

Declutter with ad block
Samsung Internet Browser has ad-block compatibility. Install third party apps to browse the web with less clutter, saving you time, data and battery.

Security and privacy
Keep your information safe and sound with the Samsung Internet browser. Secret Mode never reveals your browsing data, while biometric authentication provides another level of protection.
As well as search engines like Google and Bing, the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo is also available, making it easy to keep your browsing secure.

Ultra Power Saving Mode
Samsung Galaxy devices provide an ultra power saving mode and emergency mode for prolonged battery life. Samsung Internet is the only web browser that can be used in these modes.

360˚ video and Gear VR optimization
Select links simply by looking at them, view 3D and 360˚ videos, and visit whole new realities with optimized web browsing for Gear VR. If you want to watch a 360˚ video but don’t have a headset, you can also view them right in the browser.

* Download Manager
Feature to manage download history efficiently. You can pause, resume and cancel the download at your own ease. Manage downloads with better notifications.
* Downloadable Browser Bookmark sync
Sync with Samsung Cloud allows you to keep your bookmarks, saved pages and open tabs up to date on all your Samsung Internet devices.
* High Contrast Mode
A new High Contrast Mode can be enabled in the Accessibility settings. The increased contrast can make reading more accessible and comfortable, especially for those with impaired vision.
* Tracking Blocker (Powered by Disconnect Inc.)
Built-in extension to block all trackers and make your browsing "Safe and Private"
No user history data is shared
* Content Blockers
Samsung Internet for Android allows 3rd party apps to provide filters for Content Blocking. You can browse the web without unnecessary content cluttering your screens.
With a Content Blocker enabled, take a look in the menu to see how many contents have been blocked, with the new Content Blocker Status UI.
* Tab Swipe
Swipe left or right in the URL bar or bottom toolbar, to navigate to your previous/next tab.
* Quick Menu
A new Quick Menu can be enabled in the Extensions, providing fast access to useful features.
* Progressive Web Apps indication badge
Progressive Web Apps are applications which can be installed like apps or used in the browser. When the page you are viewing supports this feature, an indication badge will appear in the URL bar.
* Web engine is upgraded to Chromium 56

The following permissions are required for the app service.
For optional permissions, the default functionality of the service is turned on, but not allowed.

Required permissions

Optional permissions

Location: Used to provide location-based content requested by the user or location information requested by the webpage in use
Camera: Used to provide webpage shooting function and QR code shooting function
Microphone: Used to provide recording function on webpage
Contacts: Used to store phone numbers from webpages
SMS: Used to provide automatic SMS authentication function for Wi-Fi sign-in
Storage: Used to store files when downloading from webpages

If your system software version is lower than Android 6.0, please update the software to configure App permissions.
Previously allowed permissions can be reset on Apps menu in device settings after software update.

Download level stats
2018-02-23: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 500,000,000 installs.
2016-09-10: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 100,000,000 installs.
2016-04-09: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 50,000,000 installs.
2015-11-11: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 10,000,000 installs.
2015-11-01: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 5,000,000 installs.
2015-09-20: Android application Samsung Internet Browser achieved 1,000,000 installs.

Total number of ratings
Total number of active users rated for Samsung Internet Browser.

Total number of installs (*estimated)
Estimation of total number of installs on Google Play. Approximated from number of ratings and install bounds achieved on Google Play.

Average rating
Average rating value on Google Play. Given by active users of the application.

Market lead percentage
Ratings count comparing to the market leading app.

Rating distribution
Rating distribution given by active users.

Price history stats
History statistics on app prices for Samsung Internet Browser.