Native version of Opera Mini for Windows Mobile phones launched
A new native version of Opera Mini 5 beta for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 based handsets has been launched by Opera Software today
The new Windows Mobile version does not Java and Opera mini will work on any Windows mobile phone.The Opera Mini 5 beta for Windows Mobile includes the same feature as the Java-based version including tabbed browsing, the password manager, bookmarks and Speed Dial
“Windows Mobile deserves a mobile browser that looks better, handles better and delivers better than the default browser,” said Dag Olav Norem, Vice President of Products, Opera Software. “Even though Opera has 50 million satisfied Opera Mini users, we always seek ways to improve our browser for each and every mobile phone user out there. Now, we are pleased to offer the world’s most popular mobile Web browser as a native Windows Mobile application.”
One of main advantages of using Opera mini is that you benefit from server side compression of web pages which translates to significantly lesser data charges
Download Opera Mini 5
Windows Mobile 5 and 6 users can download Opera Mini directly to their phone for free from http://m.opera.com/next/ or read more at http://www.opera.com/mini/next/. Java is not required on the mobile phone for this download.