UC Browser gets updated to improve the third party browser's speed

UC Browser gets updated to improve the third party browser's speed
Last month, we passed along the word of an update for the Windows Phone version of UC Browser. Now, the Android version has received an update that is supposed to make the third party browser work faster. UC Web, the developers behind the multiple-award winning app, says that the latest update quickens speeds by 15% on 3G and Wi-Fi connections.

How is this improvement in speed achieved? Is it some sort of black magic or witchcraft? Nah, the bump in speed is credited to the use of algorithms that make the browser more efficient in dealing with data retrieval and storage. And the update also brings some new features like the Web Applications Center which allows users to add web apps to the browser. And the new Image Viewer lets you create a photo album effect using all of the pictures on the webpage you're currently viewing.

The UC Browser now has a widget for quick access to the "rich services" on the browser, right from your home page. The update also includes the usual performance improvements and adds support for more regional languages. It's all just a free download away from the Google Play Store.


source: UCBrowser via AndroidAuthority

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14 Comments

1. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

no way am gonna use this one or opera it's either stock or chrome

8. Shubham412302

Posts: 569; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

chrome is laggy sometimes but this one is smooth even with speed mode off. it has better hardware acceleration and even flash support.

2. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

I tried this browser on both my Xperia Z and the Htc One. Even on the latest version, the browser is really lag when scrolling, wonder why? It is relly smooth on IOS.

14. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

I use it on my 1520.. It's really smooth.. Maybe its not the app❔

3. mad_bro

Posts: 17; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

nothing beats chrome!!!

6. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Hell yea.

4. jphillips63

Posts: 253; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

You guys haven't tried puffin then I've yet find a browser as fast as this one

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

UC Browser? All I C is Chrome. Chrome FTW!

11. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

Booo.. Chrome? Doesn't even have a freaking full screen mode

12. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Not a fan of chrome on my note 3. I used UC on my windows phones and liked it (though still prefer stock for ease) and downloaded it on the Note, loved it ever since. Sorry chrome, not this time (or on my desktop either).

7. bohdan4ik13 unregistered

I like Opera Mini on 3G and One Browser (no lags on a single core 800 MHz CPU) for other cases.

9. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

I have to admit having used Uc browser on windows phone and found it really good Ibtried the android tablet version and its really good

10. clarkjeferson

Posts: 67; Member since: Dec 22, 2013

Tried stock. A little average. Tried Chrome, too laggy. Had Boat Browser, I loved it.

13. andynaija

Posts: 1255; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Dolphin is a really great browser, but I've been having some issues with transitioning from a 4G connection to Wi-Fi. On Wi-Fi it will start saying webpage not available, I hate when it does that, otherwise great alternative to stock and maybe chrome.

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