Opera today announced that it has dropped the Beta status and released Opera Mini 5.1 for Android, offering better browsing performance and improved user experience. Since its Opera Mini 5 Beta release, Opera Mini can now be set as the default browser for more convenient Internet access. Furthermore, Opera Mini 5.1 also offers improved page layout on high-end Android handsets with large screens as well as improved kinetic scrolling. In addition to providing speed and cost savings, Opera Mini 5.1 comes with useful features, such as tabbed browsing, password manager, bookmarks and Speed Dial, built into the browser to deliver easy web access while on-the-go.
With over 61 million users worldwide, Opera Mini is the world's most popular browser for mobile phones, allowing much faster browsing speeds, while keeping the costs to a minimum.
Opera Mini is a favorite not just on feature phones, but also on smartphones, scoring an impressive 1 million downloads on the iPhone during the first 24 hours of availability. Opera Mini is highly optimized for almost any handset, delivering the best Internet experience on more than 3000 mobile phone models.
The new free Opera Mini 5.1 browser is now available from Google Android market or from m.opera.com.
Cheers ~ Arne