Chapter 3. jQuery Mobile
At the time of this writing, the current stable version of jQuery Mobile is version 1.1.0. On the other hand, the latest available version of jQuery is 1.7.2.
jQuery Mobile works on the vast majority of all modern desktop, smartphone, tablet, and ereader platforms. In addition, feature phones and older browsers are also supported because of a progressive enhancement approach. This is probably one of the most important characteristics of jQuery Mobile.
To provide a quick summary of the browser support in jQuery Mobile, the team has created a simple A (full), B (full minus Ajax), C (basic) grade system with notes of the actual devices and versions where the library has been tested on. The visual fidelity of the experience is highly dependent on CSS rendering capabilities of the device and platform, so not all A grade experience will be pixel-perfect.
Users of the most advanced mobile browsers can enjoy ...