This API provides network performance information to developers, as perceived by the UA, in a format that’s easy to consume and act upon: UA monitors latency and throughput of recent requests and provides estimates for effective RTT, throughput, and connection type that developers should optimize for - e.g. if the recently observed latency and/or throughput is low, the effective connection type will be mapped to a “low” value like 2G or 3G, regardless of the underlying network technology.



Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 62
  • Chrome for Android release 62

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • No signal
  • No signal
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  • Positive


Last updated on 2020-11-09