Technical specifications of the Wii U web browser

The technical specification of the Wii U web browser has been revealed but other specs has not been revealed yet.

Wii U

While the Wii was chosen to Opera, this time the Japanese company has decided to rely on NetFront, a web browser that specializes in embedded devices with enough experience behind them. With respective to Wii U, at the official website of the console listed the following characteristics:

• Engine Browser: NetFront Browser NX v2.1 ®
• ID Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Nintendo WiiU) AppleWebKit/534.52 (KHTML, like Gecko) NX / {Version} No NintendoBrowser.
• Supported protocols: HTTP1.0/HTTP1.1/SSL3.0/TLS1.0/TLS1.1/TLS1.2
• Support Web Standards: HTML4.01/HTML5/XHTML1.1/CSS1/CSS2.1/CSS3. (Partial functionality)
• DOM1-3/ECMAScript
• XMLHttpRequest / canvas / Video / Web Storage (partial functionality)
• Web Messaging / Server-Sent Events / Device Orientation / WOFF / SVG
• Plugins: No, not Adobe Flash Player or other.
• Support touch with the new command: open, close, and navigate the page.
• Save content: Nothing, you cannot save or images or videos, nor climb.
• Video Codec: H.264 – MPEG-4 AVC
• Audio Codec: AAC – ISO / IEC 14496-3 MPEG-4 AAC
• Supported video formats: MP4, M3U8 + TS (HTTPLiveStreaming)

But also it is said that its HTML5 support is really good, even higher than Internet Explorer 10. So, it was all regarding the revealed technical specifications of Wii U web browser.

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