This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The Navigator.connection read-only property returns a NetworkInformation object containing information about the system's connection, such as the current bandwidth of the user's device or whether the connection is metered. This could be used to select high definition content or low definition content based on the user's connection.


connectionInfo = navigator.connection


Specification Status Comment
Network Information API
The definition of 'Navigator.connection' in that specification.
Draft Initial specification

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support61 ? No No Yes No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5038 ?5337 No ?

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