Opera Mini becomes the first browser for Samsung Gear S users to download

Opera Mini becomes the first browser for Samsung Gear S users to download

Tizen fans, rejoice! Opera has once again honored its mission to put the Mini version of its browser on anything with a processor and screen. The Oslo, Norway-based company's latest frontier is the Samsung Gear S, the sole Tizen-based smartwatch on the market. Users of the smart timepiece are now able to enjoy Opera Mini, a browser that we fondly remember for its ability to bring an adequate online experience to obsolete feature phones. 

Said prized ability is owed mostly to the browser's compression technology, which is able to shrink your standard web-page into as little as 10% of its original data size, while still retaining a comfortable look for browsing on a tiny screen. Opera Mini, which is also the first browser for Gear S users to download, seems like a natural fit for its 2-inch display. 

Opera also touts the browser's finger-friendly features tailored for small-screen web browsing. The Smart Page shows social updates and latest news on just one screen, and the Speed Dial turns website shortcuts into large buttons for easy access. There's also a private browsing mode, which aims to eliminate traces of your online activity.

Samsung Gear S owners are able to download Opera Mini from the Samsung Gear Apps portal.

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7 Comments

1. Aploine

Posts: 444; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

I want Dolphin with potatoes

2. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

I want Firefox a la spetsiota baked with Lightning. Remove it from the oven when starts Puffin

3. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

Still use it, light and fast!

4. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Best browser for casual reading!!!

5. alumoyo

Posts: 391; Member since: Aug 26, 2013

That just looks like the java app - does Tizen run java apps?

6. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

I wonder if Opera will ever change its design, it's terrible and boring when compared to others.

7. Mfa901

Posts: 291; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

very good for opera mini.... i consumed 3 gb data using opera mini in 6 months... so you can imagine how much I love it....

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