Do you have a smartphone? There’s some news for you today. Opera Software today announced that they will be demonstrating Opera Mobile 9.5 at Mobile World Congress 2008 (February 11-14, Barcelona). There is also a video called “Opera Mobile 9.5 Guided Tour” which tells more about new Opera Mobile 9.5 features and demonstrates them. The following video also features a funny speed comparison test: “Opera Mobile 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer Mobile”. And now… Features.
So what’s new?
Opera Mobile 9.5 is now using Opera’s Presto rendering engine which handles web pages incredibly fast, and yes, it’s really fast.
Those tiny little programs are now supported by Opera Mobile 9.5.
Other features include:
Flash Support (Flash Lite 3)
The full richness of Web 2.0 services using AJAX
Intuitive user interface
Improved text wrap
Page overview, zooming and panning
Save Web page for future offline access
Call phone number from Web page
Send link as SMS/MMS
Send image as SMS/MMS
Small Screen Rendering™
Web address input auto-completion
History and bookmarks
Opera Mobile 9.5 will be available on Symbian, Windows Mobile and Linux, as both a standalone browser and as a SDK.
“Opera Mobile is the result of Opera’s unwavering commitment to a vision that puts a true Web experience in the hands of mobile users,” says Jon von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software.
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