Software today announced the public availability of Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta for
Windows Mobile which is now available to accelerate the mobile browsing
experience on Windows Phones. Speed is at the heart of this Beta release due to
the addition of Opera's recently launched technology for faster surfing, Opera
Turbo. Opera has also included its newly upgraded browser engine, called Opera
Presto 2.2, for faster page loads and better overall performance. With the added
bonus of Opera Widgets, Opera Mobile 9.7 gets you the Web content you want in
fewer clicks and less time.
Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta features a mobile version of Opera Turbo. This
turbo-charged technology is made possible by:
- Server-accelerated rendering: Opera Mobile unburdens the mobile phone of
its full rendering responsibilities by off-loading this task to Opera
servers. This frees device resources, thus improving download rates and
- Compression technology: Opera Turbo uses advanced compression technology
to speed up data transfer and to reduce the amount of data that needs to be
downloaded by up to 80 percent. This means that despite network shortcomings
or in the absence of a powerful device, Opera Turbo enables a fast and rich
browsing experience that is even faster than the most advanced 3G phones.
- Opera's latest rendering engine: Opera Presto 2.2 is Opera's rendering
engine that helps display Web pages on your phone up to 25 percent faster.
Opera Presto 2.2 is the same rendering engine used in Opera's desktop
- With widgets growing in popularity and prevalence, Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta
includes the add-on Opera Widgets manager and Opera Widgets SDK. Through the
add-on Opera Widgets manager, Opera users can access their favorite services
with just one click, including the following pre-installed widgets: GeoQuiz,
Twitter, Bubbles, MyStatus, Google Translate.
Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta with Opera Turbo is now available free of charge from
Opera Software and works on Windows Mobile Professional smartphones with
Cheers ~ Arne