Opera enhanced for P900: Version 6.30 of Opera's Smartphone Edition Released
Oslo, Norway - Jan. 23, 2004
Opera Software today released version 6.30 for Sony Ericsson's P900, enhancing featuresand functionality to the popular full-Internet navigation of this handset. Opera's upgradedand free download is available on both company's Web sites. Since its first release one year ago,hundreds of thousands of users have downloaded and installed Opera on their phones.
New features include improved Small-Screen Renderingâ„¢ (SSR),scalable fonts, smooth zooming, and an added Internet search. SSR is the reformatting technologythat makes the Web user-friendly on small mobile screens by eliminating the need for horizontalscrolling. The improvements to SSR with version 6.30 are specific to rendering framesand numerical tables.
"The Opera browser offers consumers a second-to-none mobile browsing experience onthe P900 smartphones, and for operators, this further adds to the list of compellingapplications that make the P900 one of the best ARPU-generating devices on themarket," says Rikko Sakaguchi, Senior Vice President, Product and ApplicationPlanning at Sony Ericsson.
"Opera is particularly excited to deliver version 6.30 for the P900 as it is one yearafter the commercial introduction of SSR with the P800 model," says Jon S. vonTetzchner, CEO, Opera Software ASA. "Opera's enhancedbuild for the P900 complements our success in the mobile space and confirms our commitmentto innovate in creating a modular Internet experience."
Today's release is also available as a free upgrade for owners of the Sony Ericsson P800.
Find the changelog for today's release at: www.opera.com/sonyericsson/changelogs/630/
Download Opera's version 6.30 for the P900 from: www.opera.com/download/?platform=symbian
For more information on Opera's Smartphone Edition visit: www.opera.com/products/smartphone/
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