The BOLT Browser is a web browser for mobile phones including feature phones and smartphones that can run Java ME applications. The BOLT Browser is offered free of charge to consumers and by license to Mobile network operators and handset manufacturers. BOLT is produced by Bitstream Inc., the company which previously produced the ThunderHawk for Mobile network operators and handset manufacturers.
LIGHTNING FAST MOBILE BROWSING
Loads complete web pages in seconds
Patented navigation and display technologies get you where you’re going faster
WATCH CONNECT SURF
View streaming flash or HTML5 videos from sites like YouTube, Facebook and MTV
Enjoy Twitter and Facebook widgets with BOLT’s web app platform
Easily switch between multiple sites with tabbed browsing
Post to your Facebook or Twitter account directly from BOLT while you browse
Backup your favorites in the cloud
UNCOMPROMISED WEB EXPERIENCE
Full desktop PC-style browsing on all types of mobile phones
Run Web-based applications, like Mafia Wars and Google Docs
Web content is never reformatted, repurposed, or removed
Browse any site with the best page rendering available
BOLT is an over-the-air downloadable browser that offers an uncompromised browsing experience on phones of all types ranging from smartphones to featurephones to lower-end mobile phones. Built on a WebKit based cloud-computing architecture, BOLT enables advanced PC-Style internet functionality on mobile devices through its efficient use of on-device resources.
From extreme standards compliance to performance and innovation, the BOLT mobile browser comes loaded with a plethora of usability and innovative features that make using the mobile internet even more easy on feature phones and smart phones, thereby driving increased usage and uptake.
Key features of BOLT include:
BOLT’s cloud-based super efficient data compression technology is built ground up for mobile devices. BOLT’s compression is nearly 1.5-2x better than the nearest competitor.
BOLT is the only browser in its category that is built on Webkit based platform. Webkit is the layout engine that is also behind the Safari (iphone), Chrome (Android) and many of the other Smartphone browsers.
The BOLT browser supports the HTML5 web standard, and scores an impressive perfect 100/100 score on the Acid3 Web standards test used to assess browser compatibility with a wide range of web standards.
Desktop style layout: In addition to best-of-breed page load speeds, BOLT provides superior rendering of complex pages and web applications in its class. Web content is never reformatted, repurposed, or removed. Full desktop style pages can be viewed with capability to easily switch between multiple sites using the browser’s tabbed features.
BOLT is the only J2ME browser that is able to play streaming flash or HTML5 videos from sites like Youtube, Facebook, MTV.
The BOLT browser comes tightly integrated with social media applications like Facebook and Twitter. A Gallery of Widgets is also available for popular websites like Facebook and Twitter.
Feature Rich Web browsing: The usability features of BOLT greatly aid transition of desktop style habits to handheld devices. Examples of such features include Download Manger, RSS subscriptions, click-to-call phone numbers, Keypad shortcuts and many others.