Opera Mobile for Android

By | October 14, 2010

Opera Mobile for Android

Android users rejoice, as Opera has just announced the upcoming release of Opera Mobile for Android.

When? When? When?

Although the official date of availability remains unknown, company promised to deliver browser within a month or so.


Opera Mobile for Android will receive two new features:

– Hardware Acceleration

Hardware Acceleration allows Opera Mobile to run at lightning speed. Navigating a page will be faster than ever, and the improvements to the UI will be momentous. All this is made possible by taking full advantage of the power available on your phone. Hardware Acceleration allows us to do amazing things like full pinch to zoom for all sites. It also allows us to have a more fluid interaction with the phone, improving your browser experience!

– Pinch to Zoom

The current versions of Opera Mobile and Opera Mini has two levels of zoom. One for the full page width and one for zooming in to read the text. With Pinch to Zoom you will be able to choose your own level of zoom just like in Opera Desktop. Text will now be rendered at a per character level and zooming in will be a fluid zoom from page-width down to the text you want to focus on

Bring it on.

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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 FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Ichann says:

    You are updating really fast.
    Didn’t know you programmed yourself a bot.

    • Yep, it uses special algorithms to measure excitement, then picks necessary words, randomizes some and here you have it.

      Also, it automatically replies to certain comme… Error: Out of Memory. See the .log file for more details.

  2. nvm says:

    I’ll stick to the standard Android browser.