UC Browser 10.8.8

This is a fast and streamlined browser for Android phones

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    Android 3.3 / Android 2.3 / Android 3.1 / Android 4.2.1 / Android 2.2 / Android 3.2 / Android 4.1.2 / Android 4.2.2 / Android 4.3 / Android 3.0 / Android 4.0 / Android 4.1 / Android 4.1.1 / Android 4.2

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  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
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One of the biggest complaints you may hear in regards to Android mobile computing is that the basic browser isn't as good as it can be, and that's why many Android users are turning to the UC Browser program to fix those issues.

Reviewing the UC Browser for Android

You can access Google Chrome easily from any Android mobile device; technically speaking, it's a Google-based operating system, and so you'll always have a Chrome option on any Android phone or tablet you purchase. However, what if Chrome doesn't give you the sort of features you want with an Internet browser? What do you use in its place? For the savvy Android user out there, the answer is the UC Browser. This third-party browser add-on program is lightweight and free. Coming in at only 12MB, it's not going to steal space from you, and it can also operate without lagging down your entire mobile device, as with some features on Chrome. It is currently in use on over 9 million mobile devices, and it has a loyal fan following thanks to its intuitive layout and its easy to use features. Developed by UC Mobile, this particular browser is one of the most highly rated for the Android OS that you can find.

Contrary to popular belief, not all browsers are created equally. Some will lag down your entire system, and some won't have any features that are really worth using, at least in the context of an additional program added. In other words, if you're going to leave Chrome on your OS to collect dust, then the replacement browser you choose should be worth the effort.

What UC Browser is and What it Does

One of the first things you're going to notice about UC Browser is that it's absolutely free and a small-sized program, so you can simply click “okay” a few times and start using it on your Android OS. Apart from that, it's also pretty feature-rich. Unlike your OS browser, you get a much simpler download manager, so you can always keep better track of your apps and other downloads. This browser also offers easier tabbed browsing, meaning you can have multiple tabs open and you won't have to worry about lags and freezes and your pages taking forever to load. Especially with older Android operating systems, a huge complaint is that simply having two tabs open will cause the computing to slow to a crawl. This is no longer an issue with this browser program.

Along with quick access links and a much simpler favorites display, this is a browser that can easily replace Google Chrome or any other browser that you're using with your Android OS. Overall, many are finding this browser to be worth it for a free add-on.

Pros and Cons of UC Browser


  • Runs more smoothly than other browsers
  • Has a great download manager feature
  • Completely free to download and use


  • Its simplistic design isn't too attractive
  • Some video compatibility issues may arise

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