Chrome for Android to load videos faster, even consuming less battery

Unlocking the glory of the Chrome Android experience

Chrome for Android enjoyed an update, ramping it up to version 52. According to Google, this change would be contributing to faster load times to videos while even making reduction to the battery consumption.

Unlocking the glory of the Chrome Android experience

Google asserts that a count exceeding a billion hours of video get played on Chrome ach week. Giving out more details, Google reveals that a bigger fraction of this are viewed on mobile devices. This has thrust Google into work trying to inject increased convenience into the overall mobile experience .

The update is expected to arm you with the capacity to view videos with Data Saver mode enabled. In the situation where you are quite tense as to data consumption, the videos will be compressed.

Taking an extract from the Chrome blog:

With the release of Chrome 52 on Android, video playback has been improved for speed and power efficiency. This means you will see smoother playback and faster load times. Videos will now start playing sooner, instead of pausing briefly before loading, and your battery will last longer.

This update is being rolled out to countries in phases. Soonest it will get to Naija; so prepare to rock it!

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