Microsoft Makes Opera A Default Nokia X Web Browser

By | June 25, 2014

Microsoft Makes Opera A Default Nokia X Web BrowserNow here’s a pretty unexpected move.

Recently, Opera Software and Microsoft have announced a new partnership where Opera will become the default web browser on the software giant’s latest Android phone family: Nokia X.

“Our companies have enjoyed a long history together, and this represents a huge step forward for both of the companies,” says Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. “We have worked closely with the Microsoft Devices Group on this project, to make sure the users of Nokia X affordable smartphones can have the best web browsing experience right out of the box.”

Did anyone expect that?

[Via: Opera]

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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. IE User says:

    Good one, Nothing surprise but good decision & choice to be not google.

  2. Stve says:

    Long history thats acrimonious

    • Rafael Luik says:

      Haha, yes, but actually Opera Mobile was present in many pre-WP (Windows Mobile) devices in the past.

  3. r4in says:

    The enemy of my enemy… you know the rest.