What is Safari?
It renders web pages at lightning speed. It delivers never-before-seen features that make browsing more fun. And it works on the Mac, PC, iPhone, and iPod touch. Meet Safari, the world’s most innovative browser.
Answer: Safari 4 Beta is “The Flash” of web browsers
Guys at ZDNET did some benchmarking tests on how the newly released Safari browser is doing in the “SPEED” category when it comes to browsers.
Results for PC test with a 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo:
1) Safari 4 (Total time: 910ms)
2) Mozilla Minefield 3.2a1 (1,136ms)
3) Google Chrome (1,177ms)
4) Firefox 3 (3,250ms)
5) Opera 9.6 (4,076ms)
6) Internet Explorer 8 (5,839ms)
7) Internet Explorer 7 (39,026ms)
Results on Mac OS X (2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo)
1) Safari 4 (Total time 967ms)
2) Minefield 3.2a1 (969ms)
3) Firefox 3 (3803ms)
4) Opera 9.6 (7322ms)
Surprised? You can download the new Safari 4 Beta here: Download Safari 4
[Graph Images: by ZDNET]