2012-11-13 From: UCWeb Inc.
Beijing, November 12th, 2012 --- UCWeb Inc., the leading mobile internet company, announced today that its Android users reached 100 million, becoming the first third-party mobile internet browser worldwide to break the hundred million user mark.
According to statistics from IDC for Q3, 2012, Android phones account for 75% of all smartphones sold globally, becoming the number 1 OS for smartphones. At the same time, Android adoption is also six times faster than that of iPhone adoption. For UCWeb, the Android platform provides a greater stage to develop its own self-developed service platforms: Information Service Platform, Application Distribution Platform, Mobile Social Network Platform, and Mobile Game Platform. CEO Yu Yongfu said that UCWeb's achievement of 100 million Android users was due to the growth of Android devices in emerging markets, and the support of UCWeb's proprietary technology, U3 kernel, which was released in 2011. The U3 brings a faster, smarter user experience to their Android users
“Today, the trend is Android, but Operating Systems will never stay the same,” UCWeb CEO and Chariman Yu Yongfu states his opinion of operating systems. At the same time, he is also confident that UCWeb will stay on top of the game. “No matter how the technology platform develops, UCWeb will always have the innovation, and cross platform ability.”
Based on the 100 million Android users worldwide, The UCWeb Mobile Internet Report - An inside look at Android user behavior will focus on analyzing user behavior, access types, user demographics, usage scenarios on Android platform, bringing dynamic understanding of the status and user experience on Android.
UCWeb was founded in 2004, and its flagship product – UC Browser is available on all major operating systems, serving more than 300 million users across the globe.
About UCWeb, Inc.
UCWeb Inc. (UCWeb) is a leading provider of mobile internet software technology and application services. Since its inception in 2004, UCWeb's mission has been to provide better mobile internet experience to billions of uses around the world. The flagship product of UCWeb, UC Browser, is available on more than 3,000 different models of cell phones from over 200 cell phone manufacturers, and is compatible with all mainstream operating systems. Serving over 300 million users in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, UC Browser is now available in 7 languages including English, Russian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese.