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DU Speed Booster, Baidu's New Android App, Reaches Five Million Downloads in Just Four Months

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 14, 2014) - Baidu ( NASDAQ : BIDU ), the world's leading Chinese search engine and developer of award-winning PC, Web and mobile products including the category-leading DU Battery Saver, today announced that its free Android app DU Speed Booster has reached five million downloads in just four months since its release. DU Speed Booster is a complete optimization utility for Android smartphones that increases phone speed by as much as 60%.

"Over time, users often find that their Android devices become sluggish and laggy when using apps and playing games. Aside from doing a complete system reinstall, there has never been an easy way to speed up your phone -- until now," said DU Speed Booster's business development manager Tang Cailin. "With DU Speed Booster, users can access a wide range of functions for free, so they can quickly and easily speed up their phone, improve game performance, delete junk files, remove pre-installed apps and more."

DU Speed Booster sets itself apart from the competition by giving people unprecedented power over their phones. Users can choose to individually tweak their phones' settings app by app, or simply tap one button to automatically speed everything up. DU Speed Booster works seamlessly with the popular DU Battery Saver to provide a complete smartphone optimization and power saving solution.

To keep smartphones running at peak performance, DU Speed Booster offers the following innovative features:

  • Speed Accelerator: A one-tap optimization function that boosts app speed by up to 60%.

  • Game Booster: A proprietary game optimization feature that automatically scans users' phones for installed games to provide up to 25% more frames per second (FPS) during game play.

  • Trash Cleaner: A comprehensive cleaning utility that scans internal phone storage and SD card storage for all types of junk files. Users can view the results and individually choose which files to delete.

  • App Manager: A full-featured management tool that helps users easily track, install and uninstall apps and APKs. App Manager also makes it easier and safer for users to move apps to an SD card to save internal phone storage.

DU Speed Booster can be downloaded for free from the Google Play store at: goo.gl/BkOsmH. More information about DU Speed Booster and DU Battery Saver can be found on the DU Apps Studio website at: http://www.duapps.com. DU Speed Booster's official Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/duspeedbooster.

About Baidu
Baidu, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider and a developer of award-winning PC, Web and mobile products. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best and most equitable way for people to find what they are looking for. In addition to serving individual Internet search users, Baidu provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu's ADSs trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU." Currently, ten ADSs represent one Class A ordinary share.