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Get social with Opera Mini on Cherry Mobile's new smartphones

November 12, 2012

Seamless social-networking experience is just a click away

Manila, the Philippines and Oslo, Norway - November 12, 2012

Opera Software and Cherry Mobile today open a new chapter for all users in the Philippines with the launch of two Cherry Mobile's smartphones: Flare and Titan. Slim, sleek and smart, Flare (Cherry Mobile S100) and Titan (Cherry Mobile W500) are the perfect choice for social-media lovers.

Flare and Titan come packed with the Opera Mini mobile browser, which will make your browsing experience faster, better and cheaper. With the Opera Mini 7.5 browser preinstall in Cherry Mobile's new smartphones, you're never far away from seeing what's new. Check your Facebook and Twitter statuses directly using an ingenious feature called Smart Page. The Smart Page gives you instant access to social-networking updates and world news. Being social is just a tap away.

Whether you're on the go, taking photos or chatting with friends online, Opera Mini on Flare and Titan provide you with the smoothest smartphone experience ever.

The Flare is equipped with a 1.2GHz Dual Core Snapdragon Processor, while the Titan features a larger screen, 1GHz Dual Core Processor and higher battery capacity. Both smartphones are powered by Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

"The launch of Flare and Titan reflect our commitment to bring value to our users" lifestyle with advanced technology. Backed with Opera's unique data compression technology, we believe that both Flare and Titan will meet the needs of Android users in the Philippines," says Lonson Alejandrino, Sales Manager for Android Phone, Cherry Mobile. "We have featured Opera Mini on our smartphone devices, which users can tailor with their choice of favorite websites. They will be able to surf the internet just by tapping their fingers, with no limitations."

"The combination of a smart device and fast internet browsing will enable a seamless, social-networking experience. With Opera installed on Cherry Mobile two newest Android smartphones, we can turn an affordable phone into a very capable internet-browsing device, as well as providing an improved internet experience to users in the Philippines, especially to those who love being social online," adds Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.

About Cherry Mobile

Cherry Mobile is a Philippine-based company which aims to bring value to Filipino lifestyle. Established in 2009, it brings a wide array of choices from feature phones to Android smartphones. Cherry Mobile develops partnership with Qualcomm and Opera Mini to further strengthen its stance in the local mobile telecommunications industry. For more information, visit

About Opera

Opera enables more than 350 million internet consumers worldwide to connect with the content and services that matter most to them. Opera also helps publishers monetize their content through advertising and advertisers reach the audiences that build value for their businesses, capitalizing on a global consumer audience reach that exceeds 1 billion.

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.