Opera’s mobile web browser branded as Opera Mini is the leading web browser for mobile phones. It is the only reach feature browser for entry level phones which offers a lot of features.
Opera is one of the oldest web browser which is released in December 9th, 1996. However it was fist demonstrated publicly in 1995 But Opera never emerged as a leading browser but after introducing the first version in 2000 it has grown exponentially, particularly in Mobiles and PDAs.
Opera has two flavor for mobile devices the first one known as Opera Mini is designed for entry level phones and offers most of the features of Opera Mobile. Where as Opera Mobile is full of features and a complete Web Browser solution for Mid range and High end Symbian and Android phones.
Some features of Opera Mini and Mobile:
- Zoom in feature: The zoom in feature in opera mini has reached to new level and now allowing pinch-to-zoom. This is multi-touch zoom feature and perfect for smart-phones and tabs also.
- URL auto-completion is one of the great feature of the browser which suggest best possible urls and TLD also.
- Web pages loaded in the browser is uniquely adapted for mobile phones and the text paragraph is aligned in best possible way to scroll and read.
- The quality of images can be set for speed. If user is using a gprs or EDGE connection and surfing speed on their phone is not good. they may set the image quality lo lower level and get better surfing experience on the same phone.
- We can also backup all our data like bookmarks, speed-dial and search engines to opera severs which will be synchronized between other phones or devices and even on Opera Web Browser for Desktop.
- Page save is provide faster experience for browsing experience. It saves pages in cache for a long time which can be access offline also. This feature is also useful if we frequently uses back and forward buttons, the pages saved in cache will be shown without re-downloading.
- Opera for mobiles has a download managers which enables us to pause and resume features for the downloads.