A Xiaomi smartphone in India. The rise of powerful smartphones at budget prices has lessened the appeal of UC Browser’s light app and opened to door to its rival Google Chrome. Photo: Bloomberg

Alibaba’s UC mobile browser is No. 1 in India, but Google is closing in as phones get fancier

The browser has lost its top spot in Indonesia and its share is declining in India, as the rise of powerful budget smartphones lessens the need for the small footprint that made it popular

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A Xiaomi smartphone in India. The rise of powerful smartphones at budget prices has lessened the appeal of UC Browser’s light app and opened to door to its rival Google Chrome. Photo: Bloomberg
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