22 March 2011

Opera Mobile 11 and Opera Mini 6 Released

Opera has released Opera Mobile 11 and Opera Mini 6 browsers with a whole lot changes.The biggest changes are for both version is sleeker interface,better performance and also a new share button to share pages to twitter,facebook.Now lets go into details for each version

Opera Mobile 11
The UI has got a polish with opera logo replacing the settings bar,new share button though it works differently from opera mini and uses native share options,now the browser feels snappy and fast but the memory errors are still showing.The HTML 5 audio or video is only supported on symbian3 a great dissapoinment,the incremental zoom for devices which doesn't support pinch to zoom is a nice touch.Here is the full changelog


  • WebFonts / OpenType fonts support
  • Application Cache
  • WebStorage and WebDatabase
  • DOM multi-touch events.
  • Improve Geolocation support
  • HTML5 Audio/Video on Symbian^3
  • Support for CSS viewports


  • Graphics performance improvement
  • Increased stability in low memory situations
  • Support JIT on ARM without VFP (vector floating point) co-processor

UI features

  • Pinch-to-zoom support on Symbian^3 phones
  • Buttons for jumping to the top/bottom of the page - touch devices
  • Buttons for zooming for devices without multitouch
  • Zoom in when tapping on link clusters
  • Haptic feedback on Symbian S60 5th ed and Symbian^3 phones
  • Support native clipboard on Symbian 5th ed and Smbian^3:
  • Support for Half-screen keyboard on Symbian^3 phones
  • "Send URL" functionality
  • Added Thai, Hebrew and Arabic fonts
  • Added localization for Malay language (Apac version)

Opera Mini 6
Opera Mini 6 has got all the UI updates as opera mobile 11 and the new share button which is different from mobile version and gives the option to share to twitter,facebook.Also the incremental zoom is available.Like the opera mobile 11 this version also has got the performance updates making the app very fast.
Here is the full changelog

  • Smoother and faster user interface.
  •  Native cut, copy and paste support.
  •  Pinch to zoom on Symbian^3 devices.
  •  Touch feedback support for Series 60 5th Edition and Symbian^3 devices.
  •  Improved input - better native and Chinese third party input integration.
  •  Internet destinations support for 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2 devices and above (a set of priotitized access points managed by the system).
  •  Fixed some flickering problems on 3rd Edition Feature Pack 1 and 2 devices.
Download the app from m.opera.com