UC Mobile, the team behind the popular UC Browser application has just unveiled the English version of the UC Browser 7.7 for Symbian and Java handsets.The new version of the browser brings new features and improvements, such as more traffic saving to website browsing and better page rendering.
UC Browser was originally launched in April 2004 as a Java-only application, but it has seen dramatic changes over the years.
The software got more than 400 million downloads and 200 million users all over the world by September 2010.
As of April 2011, UC Browser is one of the world's most popular browsers with a user base of over 10 million.
UC Browser 7.7 optimizes the compression algorithm and compresses the content within the server side. In addition, duplicated and similar data will not be transmitted again.
The application supports more WAP2.0 tags and upgrades the compatibility to WAP 2.0 page.
The issue with the Night mode has been fixed, as the browser will not display glaring images anymore.
According to the developer, when in Night mode the browser does not only process the text and background, but also the image to lower the brightness, thus making it softer. Also, UC Browser can now handle both static and dynamic images.
A new interesting feature introduced by UC Browser 7.7 is called 'Dial+Number' and allows users to get quick access to a website in the start page.
Simply press “Dial+Number” to get quick access to the corresponding site in My Shortcuts in Symbian.
The developer also optimized Java version in UC Browser 7.7 to bring the direct input feature that allows users to input directly in website.
Tips section, background color and font color have been optimized as well.
UC Browser 7.7 is available as a free download via Softpedia and is fully compatible with most Symbian and Java handsets.