UCWeb has launched the biggest update to its mobile browser in the past one year. The updated UC browser is only available for Android users right now. The new browser, UC Browser 10.7 for Android, will be the first to give users complete freedom to personalise the way to discover and access content on the web. This is done through a manageable card system. These cards are in-app widgets that can be rearranged as per the user's preference. In doing so, it redefines the role of a mobile browser as an aggregator and distributor. For example, when the Headline card is pinned to the top, the user will see headlines on their homepage when they open the browser
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UCWeb, maker behind India’s No.1 mobile browser with 49% market share (as of August 2015 per StatCounter), today released the biggest update in last one year to its mobile browser for Android users. Unlike any other mobile browsers in the market, UC Browser 10.7 for Android is the first of its kind to give its users complete freedom to personalize the way they discover and access web content. It redefines the role of a modern mobile browser as a content aggregator and distributor. The new browser also comes with a new selection of specially designed background images for an enhanced and classy browsing experience.
Fastest access, ease of navigation and resourceful content
UC Browser, world’s leading third party mobile browser, now empowers all of its 100 million daily active users to discover and access the content with brand new customizable homepage offering various options - to make it easier and faster for users to discover and access content - through a manageable card system. They can rearrange the cards (in-app widgets) - such as Headlines, Top Sites, Jokes, Cricket Match, Cricket Topic, Top Free Apps, Opinion, Trending Video, Shopping, and more - according to their own preferences and pin their favorite one to the top. For instance, if you pin the card of Headline on the top, you will be able to see and read the news headlines on the homepage immediately after you open the browser.
Commenting on the idea behind the major update, Kenny Ye, Managing Director, UCWeb India, said, “UC Browser is the first mobile browser to introduce cloud computing. With the new launch, UC Browser once again stands ahead of the industry to further consolidate its focus for India, where almost half of total page views on mobile phones are accessed from UC Browser (as per StatCounter). This new update will transform the way nearly half of India’s mobile browsing traffic is consumed.”
With the help of its iconic cloud technology, UC Browser is able to achieve the industry-leading web page loading speed. Now, it’s one more step towards its commitment to provide better and faster mobile experience to billions of users in the world.
Earlier last week, internet sensation Poonam Pandey took to SNS to tease her fans with videos counting down to the date of the launch. The videos garnered a lot of speculations on social media and have been shared and re-tweeted by lots of users.
The latest version of UC Browser for Android can be downloaded from Google Play.