You Can Test the Unified Microsoft Edge Codebase on Android

Microsoft quietly launched a model of Edge Canary on Android, giving lovers their first peek on the promised unified codebase.

As you could recall, Microsoft revealed in early March that it was planning to deliver all variations of its Edge browser—throughout desktop and cellular—to a single codebase. Due to anti-competitive limitations imposed by Apple, the iOS model of Edge might want to use Apple’s WebKit-based renderer, nonetheless.) The concept is to assist make Edge growth extra environment friendly, and to permit Microsoft to ship new options on every supported platform on the similar time, or no less than extra shortly.

There’s no official announcement, however a consumer on Reddit noticed that Microsoft simply posted its first-ever model of Edge Canary to the Google Play Store. And whereas the shop itemizing says nothing concerning the codebase, this model of the browser matches the model of Edge Canary on desktop, and it presents just a few refined UI modifications when in comparison with the conventional model of Edge on Android.

I’ve made this my default browser on Android so I can check it, however I don’t see any main efficiency variations or no matter but.