Opera Mini 4.2 for Android

by on January 29, 2009
in Browsers

opera-mini-logoOpera Mini for Android was in beta stage since November 2008, but the Opera team has finally made it live, the final Opera Mini 4.2 for Google Android.

It is is an award-winning  Java-based web browser for mobile phones, which is being used by more than 44 million people!

Android is currently running on T-Mobile G1, and Opera Mini 4.2, with a few feature additions and improvements, have been released for this mobile phone and is said to be faster than the default Chrome (web browser) that comes in Android.


Feature Improvements in Opera Mini 4.2

  • uploading and downloading files through Opera Mini and saving pages for offline viewing
  • Flash videos redirected to Android’s YouTube player
  • double tap now works for zooming in and out
  • Inline URL entry instead of using native input
  • password text entry now hides characters
  • problems with exiting application when back button was pressed
  • improved trackball speed
  • internal pages, like the start page, now have font size extra large for easier navigation

Download Opera Mini for Android

You can download Opera Mini for Android by accessing the Android Market on your phone. (Search “Opera”) Settings from the previous beta installation are retained.

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