Facebook Lite, a lighter version of the social networking app, is the best one can use if data costs are priority. While the full blown version can amount to huge data downloads, the lighter version can come to your rescue. So, if you want to save costs and still use the social networking platform, the app could be considered. However, there are a few compromises that you would have to make when opting for Facebook Lite.
What makes Facebook Lite different from Facebook App?
Facebook Lits is an Android app that is slimmed-down version of the main Facebook platform, that’s been designed from the ground up to work smoothly where there is poor data connection.
It’s mainly intended for developing countries, which may have challenges with data and access to the latest smart phone technology.
This version of Facebook uses less data and works in all network conditions.
Facebook Lite is:
– Fast to install — size is less than 1 MB
– Quick to load
– Efficient with data
– Designed for 2G networks and areas with limited network connectivity
Facebook lite: Work on slow internet speed, use low amount of bandwidth, very optimized, Don’t need Facebook messenger to send received messages. Consume low amount of battery. Load faster than Facebook standard version. Limited features. Very low size take less RAM and storage.
Facebook Standard version: Great User interface, has almost same features as available on web version but it’s huge in size comparing to lite version, take much RAM, sometime even crash due to huge ram consumption . Not good for low hardware configured phone. Though it has some good features too, load high quality images, play videos.
Conclusion: If you are worried about data costs, don’t think too much, simply download it. If you are using 3G or 4G networks, or you are most often around a wireless network, you should give this app a skip. However, if you are more often on field and face data speed issues from your service provider, Facebook Lite is just the app for you.