Opera has released update for its mobile browsers for Android, Symbian and iOS. Have you downloaded or updated this fastest browser on your mobile device?
No doubt Opera is one of the best browser for mobile devices. Opera is popular on desktop too. But the mobile version is very popular on different app markets world wide. Opera Mobile for Android and Symbian got a major update today. Now Opera Mobile 12 final version is available for Android and Symbian devices but with some Android specific features. You can check what is new in Opera 12 final in the features section below.
Opera mini 7 for iPhone and iPad too got an update but not a major one.
Opera Mini and Opera Mobile Difference
Don’t confuse with Opera Mini and Opera Mobile. Both are web browsers but there are some major difference between these two.
Opera Mini uses Opera’s advanced server compression technology. It compress web contents before delivering to the device. On the other hand Opera Mobile is a full featured Internet browser for mobile devices. The Presto rendering engine run on the phone using the phones’ hardware to download and display web pages.
Opera Mobile 12 for Android and Symbian Features
Unlike Opera Mini, Opera Mobile provides great browsing experience on your pocket size device. It is a full featured web browser. You can check the power of it on your computer by emulating Opera Mobile 11.5 (version 12 is coming soon). Find details and download link below. Final version of Opera Mobile 12 brings some great features to users. Some of the features include access to your mobile camera in the browser interface on Android 2.1+, supporting speed dials for more than 9 web pages for quickly access your favorite sites on the web, more advanced web functionality with Opera’s HTML 5 parser engine called Ragnarök, Android Beam support for devices with NFC technology, keyboard support and flash support on Android 4.0.3 devices.
Opera Mini 7 for iPhone and iPad features
Opera Mini 7 comes with some bug fixes and features like support for uploading files, platform dictionary, and more than 9 speed dials.
How to Emulate or Test Opera Mobile Browser on Your Computer
Opera has packaged up the Opera Mobile code base into a desktop app for Windows, Linux and Mac. Download the Opera Mobile Emulator (find the link below) and run it on your computer. Choose your smartphone model and test it.
Opera Mini Web Browser for iPhone and iPad : App Store