Google’s Chrome Android App Loads Pages Without Images When Low Bandwidth Detected
Currently, the update only applies to users in India and Indonesia, but Google says it will be rolling out the new feature in more countries soon.
Google has updated its Chrome Android app for users in India and Indonesia experiencing slow load times, making it possible for pages to load without images when a low bandwidth is detected.
“There’s a new way to load pages more quickly with Chrome’s Data Saver,” reads the announcement on the Chrome Google+ page, “The Chrome Android app loads websites without the images first, saving you 70% data.”
While the launch is currently rolling out only in India and Indonesia, Google says it will roll out in more countries soon.
Here’s an image of the feature in action included in the announcement:
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