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IE9 PP6 Updates HTML5; Chrome Still Leads!

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Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari…… which one you like? Which one you will use? Confused! Isn’t it?

All these browsers are getting updated day by day and getting ready for biggest Browsers War! Yes, we are nearing to see the ultimate war and again, it’s interesting.

Just an Update!

Following are the few latest buzz happening around web world,

  1. Google Chrome 9 Build Started
  2. Firefox 4 Beta 7 and Chrome 8 Beta by early November
  3. Firefox 4 and Chrome 9 by early 2011
  4. Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 6 is out!
  5. Opera 11 Alpha is online

HTML5, the Future of Web!

Hope by now you all know what is HTML5 and how it is going to change the web world. HTML5 comes with lot of tags which started replacing much wanted software like Adobe Flash. This new version of HTML do forced all the browsers to get updated. And also forced Adobe to find a solution for keeping Flash alive!

Browsers Vs HTML5

As we said before all browsers getting updated and one of the reason is HTML5. Here is how our latest builds scored in HTML5 test,

#1. Google Chrome 9.0.568.0 Build 64415

google chrome 9 html5 test score

We must agree, right now Google Chrome is the best browser to test HTML5 tags. As you can see in the image, Chrome 9 build scores 271(262 + 9 Bonus) out of 377 points.

#2. Firefox 4 Beta 8 Pre

firefox 4 beta 8 pre html5 test score

Well Mozilla team is already well behind their schedule and Firefox 4 is kept on delaying. Hope they will stick to their new schedule and release Firefox 4 by early 2011. As compared to Beta 6 Firefox has updated few HTML5 elements.

#3. Opera 11 Alpha

opera 11 alpha html5 test score

Opera team is working somewhat similar to Google Chromium team and releasing some better browser versions. Opera recently shifted to ver.11 with alpha tag. Well the latest version of Opera scored 230 out of 377 which are well ahead of previous version (210/377).

#4. Safari 5.0.2 webkit 70599

apple safari 5.0.2 html5 test score

Apple’s Safari browser also got some updates and scored 198(196 + 2 bonus) out of 377. Hope they will wake up and catch up with Browsers war.

#5. Internet Explorer 9 PP6

internet explorer 9 html5 test score

Internet Explorer 9 was expected to be one of the best browser and it failed to impress. IE9 Beta 1 too got some ultimate features and still updating HTML5. Compared to previous test, this time IE9 scored 95(90 + 5 bonus) out of 133 points.

These are latest results of HTML5 test which we tested with all the latest browser versions. As always Chrome top the list and considered as best browser for HTML5 updates.

Tech Link: HTML5 Browser Test

Do you think IE9 will give tough competition for other browsers and get back to Browsers war? Share your thoughts 🙂

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13 thoughts on “IE9 PP6 Updates HTML5; Chrome Still Leads!”

  1. Usi says:

    I am not sure why there is a big difference between IE9 and all other browsers , because IE9 is atleast good I know it is doing not good but….

    1. Vinay Gowda says:

      Even we are confused buddy. I feel IE9 still not supporting many HTML5 tags!

      If you get to know anything more then please update us as well 🙂

  2. Bishwajeet says:

    I think we should for the final builds to compare them

    1. Vinay Gowda says:

      We tested latest builds bro. Lets see how final versions are going to perform 🙂

  3. Mani Viswanathan says:

    IE lacks behind everytime. I think Firefox should work more on it's core start up time. Only then it can survive the competition & lead.

  4. Saket says:

    It doesn't matter to me if Safari lagged so behind others, I am in love with the way it renders page <3
    By the way, it looks like you Tech18 has become a chrome fansite? :O

  5. Tony @ Apple says:

    HTML5 can be replace for Flash. So Flash will be dead in near future.

  6. Taaza Classifieds says:

    HTML5 speed test finds IE9, Firefox 3.7 lead the pack in Windows, Chrome a distant last.

  7. Marc says:

    I hate chrome because it chrashes everytime the flash is heavy but i still uses chrome because of its simple UI.

  8. Icechen1 says:

    IE9 is still miles behind of others… Microsoft, hurry up.

  9. vicky says:

    chrome has always been the fastest.. since its launch. only thing is it dosent support that many addons that mozilla supports

  10. Tom Stack says:

    Just to let you know, that IE picture is using Beta 1, I just ran the html5test.com and it gets 106 + 5 bonus points.

    I am posting this from IE 9 PP 6.

  11. Tom Stack says:

    The screenshot you used for IE 9 is Beta 1 not PP 6 as you stated. PP 6 scored 106 + 5 bonus points on Html5test.com.

    This was posted from PP6.

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