Opera Mini beta available now for Windows Phone users

Opera Mini beta available now for Windows Phone users
Back in August of 2013, Opera hinted that it was working on a version of an Opera browser for Windows Phone. At the time, the company said it would announce when it had the browser ready. We are happy to tell you that Opera Mini  is now available for Windows Phone users willing to test a beta version of the browser. Click on the sourcelink to send your email address to Opera, so that the company can send you a link to enable you to download the app.

Over 300 million people use Opera Mini worldwide, a number that surely will rise once the browser has the beta tag removed, and becomes available for Windows Phone. By compressing data in the background, Opera Mini uses as much as 90% less data than other browsers, allowing you to conserve your precious data for other things. Besides saving data, Opera Mini also includes tabbed browsing, themes, and other features.

The Opera Mini app is already available for Android and iOS, and is free on both platforms. It is also available for most featurephones as well. And it will apparently be ready soon for Windows Phone. One good thing about joining the beta testers is that it enables you to have your comments and opinions read by the developers, while there is still time to make your comments count..


source: Opera, WPCentral

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15 Comments

1. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

good for wp users.

2. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

It would be great if they made the full browser available on WP just like Opera for Android not just the Mini variant...

3. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

something is better than nothing, isn't it?

5. gabrielvoica

Posts: 67; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Yes...it's better but still...The full featured browser would be great on WP...it's one of the biggest apps still missing on WP...the apps that i really use not stupid games or whatever..

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

8. meanestgenius

Posts: 21778; Member since: May 28, 2014

Dude, that's OLD news, before 8.1. Try sticking to something relevant next time...and on-topic.

12. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

in other words what my friend here is trying to say try trolling harder !

14. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

He's hard at work, Trolling.

9. hemedans

Posts: 755; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

i want mini version. because its engine stay in the cloud hence we will have alternative for ie. full browser will use same engine as ie, and i dont think will be awesome as you expect

10. DarkStar286

Posts: 229; Member since: Mar 18, 2014

We already have a few cloud based browsers on WP so Opera Mini isn't filling a need, what we do need though is a feature-rich option like Opera Mobile is on Android and that would be awesome.

4. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Finally they are here. This was one of the reason for me not buying a wp. May be I will buy in future. Opera mini you're late but that's OK.

6. Rathish.silver

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yesterday i bought Lumia 1520. Wow its touch sensitivity is superb... gaming is extraordinary. Great to use Windows phone OS.

11. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2349; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Full of ads.... Uninstalled it with in 2mins

15. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Is it even out yet? The email I got from them said they would send a link soon. Why would there be ads?

13. ben10

Posts: 6; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

It´s gone already. It seems they already have enough beta testers...

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