Chrome Custom Tabs is the counterpart to SFSafariViewController Chrome Custom Tabs allows developers to create a custom browser experience within the parameters of Android’s developer guidelines. They are available to all devices that can run Chrome 45 on Android 4.1+ (Jellybean June ). Many goodies are included in this custom WebView, including “pre-warming” of the browser in the background “while avoiding stealing resources from the application,” shared cookies and permissions, and one-tap return to the app. In addition, it allows Android developers to serve content in a faster manner to users who are navigating on devices that do not have auto-updating WebViews instead of falling back on an older, slower WebView.
browser-view pattern, providing a secure Browser-view displayed in the context of the application.