uZard – Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

By | May 27, 2010 | 5 Comments


uZard Web P is yet another web browser for Windows Mobile and BlackBerry platforms. Just like its competitors, this browser has its strengths and weaknesses.

uZard uses approach similar to Opera Mini, which is beneficial in many ways: lower memory footprint, easy updating and more (does not mention compression).
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

It does indeed support Flash and Silverlight (also other audio/video formats), however, when it comes to actual browsing, you might want to look somewhere else.

What about browsing?
Although uZard Web P claims to be “the fastest mobile web browser.”, it’s much slower than Opera Mobile 10 or Skyfire. Must be marketing…

Anyway, the main issue with uZard is high CPU utilization and sluggishness (see screenshot below), which makes it unpleasant to use. As web browser is still in beta, don’t expect G-sensor to work. However, you can still manually rotate the screen, not a big deal.

Here are a couple of screenshots:

Start page
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

Entering URL
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

Very high CPU usage (1 GHz processor)
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

Nice little cursor when browsing, not very accurate though.
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

Preferences window, quite a few useful settings, such as: double click zoom ratio
uZard - Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Web Browser with Flash & Silverlight Support

uZard Web P Beta Ver.2.0 works wwith Windows Mobile 5, 6, 6.5, as well as BlackBerry Bold 9000.

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  • http://pankhsdude@gmail.com PaNkaJ

    Thanxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx guys for sharing such Great Information….I was searched lots of browsers with flash support for my pocket pc but none of them worked, Let see about this….Thanks a lot.

    • bscott23

      Totally really late on replying, but in order to get uZard to play flash install flash lite 3.1 except hopefully you have a winmo phone with a cpu faster than 400mhz cus it’s a powerhog.

      • Adriel

        i installed flashlite 3.1 but its still not loading all flash… what can i do?

  • chirag

    is there any way out to play flash content much more smoothly in this browser ? i actually want to play farmville on my phone …… it works well but certain things hangs-up a bit … though it’s a great browser ……

  • Mstammyt

    Sprint HTC Touch Pro2 running 6.5 says radio is off and cant browse?? Any Help??
    mstammyt@hotmail.com