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One browser. 3000 phones.

July 8, 2010

Opera updates Opera Mini, improving the Opera Mini experience on selected phones

Oslo, Norway - July 8, 2010

Opera Mini, the world's most popular mobile phone browser with over 61 million users worldwide, delivers the best Internet experience possible on more than 3000 mobile phones.

Today, Opera introduces Opera Mini 5.1, an update to the popular Opera Mini 5, which further improves the browsing experience on phones with limited memory. The update includes a new optimized browser skin allowing for more pages to be open at the same time, more rapid scrolling through pages, and overall improved browsing performance.

This update is highly recommended for users of Nokia S40 feature phones with limited memory, such as the popular Nokia 5130 XpressMusic, Nokia 6300 and Nokia 2700 handsets. This upgrade will also benefit phones with a small screen size, such as the Sony Ericsson K550i and Sony Ericsson W810i phones. In addition, Opera Mini 5.1 will improve the browsing experience for those who have encountered out-of-memory issues or the need to reload open web pages while surfing with Opera Mini 5. The update is not critical for Opera Mini users on smartphones or high end devices.

"The goal with Opera Mini is to make the Web available to anyone, anywhere, regardless of where they come from or the handset they have," says Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. "More than 61 million people on over 3000 devices have chosen to surf the Web with Opera Mini for fast and easy Internet access at a considerably lower cost."

Opera Mini compresses data by up to 90 percent before sending content to the phone, resulting in faster page loading and speed. This compression dramatically reduces data load, which translates to lower browsing costs when on a pay-per-MB data plan, especially when roaming.

Download

Go to m.opera.com with your phone's default browser and Opera will automatically select the optimized version for your phone.

Press

Download Opera Mini 5.1 press kit ( Including: Campaign images, logos and icon ).

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