What is Opera?
Opera Mini is a web browser designed primarily for mobile phones,
smartphones, and personal digital assistants. Opera Mini is offered
free of charge, supported mainly through deals with mobile
operators to have Opera Mini pre-installed in phones, and other
sources of revenue such as search advertising deals, licensing and
paid bookmarks and Speed Dial placement. Designed for speed and
usability, Opera Mini provides remarkably fast browsing on nearly
any mobile phone. It brings the web to mass-market phones, while
ensuring a great user experience. It has the fastness, smoothness,
The Opera Mini browser delivers a smarter, more social web
experience at high speeds, with low costs and with the best
usability. With the new data-savings page, users can take back
control of their data usage, saving them time and money.
The Smart Page delivers instant updates from the users' social
networks and favorite WebPages. The Smart Page brings
smartphone-like features to basic phones and learns users' habits
to suggest content.
Visual tabs allow users to multitask by switching quickly between
open webpages, using thumbnail previews of each open
Opera Mini employs unique proxy-server-based technology that
compresses data by up to 90%, decreasing the cost of data transfer
for both the operator and its customers.
With the new data-savings page, users can see how much data they
actually save when using Opera Mini, allowing them to track and
control their data usage easily. Data savings are visualized by
percentage and kb and can be viewed in total or per session.
Now, users can save unlimited favorites to their Speed Dial. Speed
Dial thumbnails can be easily accessed from the Opera Mini start
pages with just a quick tap.
Users can effortlessly import previously saved bookmarks into Opera
Mini with the touch of a button. Bookmarks can also be saved on the
home page, giving users instant access to their favorite
Opera's streamlined rendering engine and server-side compression
allows the Opera Mini browser to load webpages faster than other
mobile phone browsers. It is proven to make browsing up to nine
times as fast as client-only mobile browsers on both 2/2.5G and 3G
- Touch & keypad optimization
Whether using a touchscreen or keypad device, the Opera Mini
browser is optimized for smooth, intuitive navigation. The browser
comfortably adjusts to the user's needs by switching between
portrait and landscape mode and also allows the font size to be
adjusted for easier reading. With a touchscreen, Opera Mini makes
navigation even easier with pinch-to-zoom and kinetic
- Extensive language support
Opera Mini is available in approximately 100 languages.
- Java / J2ME
- BMP / BREW
Others available upon request