Wikipedia for Android devices is a free to use encyclopedia that includes over 32 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most complete and widely used reference work humans have ever organized. The application offers you the chance of information right in the palm of your hand - making whatever you need to know simply accessible no matter where you are.
- Tabbed browsing: pressing and holding a link allows you to open it in a new tab, enabling you to keep reading the actual article without losing your place, and shift to the new tab when you are ready.
- Link previews: Touching on a link displays a preview of the linked article, providing you a chance to obtain the summary of the link without losing your place in the article you are reading.
- Lead pictures: experience Wikipedia like never before with an outstanding, contextually relevant image and depiction at the top of articles.
- Image gallery: touching on an image displays you the picture full-screen at high resolution, with options to swipe left and right for browsing more pictures.
- Descriptions from Wikidata: when you are searching, every search result now includes a quick description that assists to contextualize the result. The descriptions are also displayed in other areas of the application, like Nearby Article propositions: you can scroll to the bottom of an article to see advices about what you could read next.
- Saved pages: save the pages you want for offline reading and browse them even when you don't have an internet connection.
- Nearby: now you can learn more about what is around you by obtaining links to articles about things that are near your actual location.
- Language support: smoothly switch to reading Wikipedia written in any language.
- Fast, streamlined, and beautiful.
- Great navigation.
- Can't open several articles at once as tabs.
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