San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, Uber has launched Uber Lite to encourage more people to join its platform. The company stated that Uber Lite, a made-in-India version of its rider app especially meant for Uber users the world over.
Sources stated that a lighter form of the fundamental rider application that has been constructed and outlined in India. The app will pilot first for Android users in Hyderabad, Delhi, Jaipur and roll out across the country this summer before its launch in other countries.
VP Product at Uber, Manik Gupta stated, “We have more than 75 million months to month dynamic riders, which is a small portion of the total populace. With such an enormous development opportunity outside of the US, we are focused on working for the following countless riders.”
Head of Rider Product at Uber, Peter Deng stated that Uber’s lighter app was launched during “Uber’s Tech Day 2.0”. Peter Deng said, “A one-size-fits-all app doesn’t work for the diversity of network conditions, devices, and rider needs. We needed to reimagine the experience for India and key markets around the world. The result is Uber Lite.”
Uber Lite maintains the core functionality of the rider app. Even, the app has in-app support and includes critical safety features, such as an emergency button to share your trip with friends and family. Moreover, Uber Lite stores the city’s top places so that even when you are offline, no network is needed for them to appear.