Facebook announced a new version of Facebook for Android which uses less data under all network connections.
As over a billion people across the world uses facebook using various mobile devices on different networks. In many parts of the world the network connectivity is slow and unable to operate all the features of facebook.
This obstacle is removed with the introduction of Facebook Lite which gives a more consistent performance on low bandwidth conditions.
As the download size for facebook is less than one mb it is quick to download and install. Features of facebook like news feed status update and notifications are available in this version of facebook. The new facebook lite version will be available across the world soon.