The Chromium Blog:
In Chrome 48 we’ve made the switch from
WKWebView, leading to dramatic improvements in stability, speed, responsiveness, and web compatibility.
The improvements are indeed remarkable and – from a user’s point of view – very noticeable.
Additionally it’s also more stable:
WKWebView’s out-of-process rendering, when the web view crashes or runs out of memory, it won’t bring down all of Chrome with it. As a result, Chrome crashes 70% less with