With the wireless Internet market in China exploding, Baidu, the country’s largest search engine, is moving quickly to stake its claim. In May Baidu debuted a new smartphone OS based on Google’s Android operating system. Now the company has launched its own mobile browser to accompany it.
Christened Baidu Mobile Browser, the software is intended as a direct competitor to Safari, the default browser on Apple’s iOS devices; Chrome, which serves the same function on Android devices; and UCWeb’s UC Browser. And Baidu has high hopes for its success. Will it be a success? only time will tell, however the internet market in China exploding, it looks like it’s definitely on the right path.