Mozilla which has made the open source browser, Firefox is working on a new internet browser which is going to be codenamed as ‘Fenix’ for the operating system Android.
The new application is going to target for the young generation, tech-savvy audience, according to a report stated.
According to a report by the Github repository, Mozilla contributors started working on the project more actively starting from the mid june.
According to the reports, there is no comment from the Fenix developers about their plans of commercializing the browser in the immediate future.
The reason for developing this new browser is still unclear from the company officials especially when Firefox remains one of the most popular Android browsers with over a 100 million installs to date, according to its official Google Play listing.
Mozilla which is founded by the team of Netscape in the year 1998, is the open-source software community presently has three different set of Android browsers – the flagship Firefox browser, privacy-focused Firefox Focus, and beta builds Firefox Nightly.
However, it will be interesting to see what the company plans on bringing to the table with its new offering.
Apart from that, Mozilla is constantly developing new features for its existing Internet based browser Firefox. Recently, the browser added to its security features on iOS platform by activating tracking protection by default. The company is also developing Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality support for its computer based browser.