The "minimalist" design is not quite minimalist, as it leaves too much space between address bar and view, and between tabs and address, and so on. Who benefits from this ? No one else than who designed. It is not practical, it's not nice either. Why the view has not the entire space between left display and the right display ? Why address bar is so thick ?
It is very hard to gain a user for your browser, but it's very easy to lose it.