We have a new version of Opera Mini for Java and BlackBerry phones (BlackBerry OS). We’ve been working on this one for a long time. The last time we had a blog post about Opera Mini was for version 4.5 and we got chocolate cake then. Still not sure how we’ll celebrate this one, but marzipan cake is very popular here in Norway. Enough talk about sweets. Here are the real treats:
New look and feel
Yup, Opera Mini 8 comes with a brand-new design. We think it looks pretty good.
Staying up late? Turn on night mode to dim your phone’s display. We’ve listened to your requests — now, you have a better way to browse at night. This is especially helpful for those with devices that don’t support automatic dimming.
Accessing tabs on phones with keypads Tab access has also improved for phones with keypads. Try it out: push the arrow up button to get a new tab. Here are other shortcuts that you can use in Opera Mini:
Last, but not least: Opera Mini gives you a lot of data savings We call Opera Mini the “King of Compression”. Our browser can help you save up to 90% of your data usage. The data usage overview has also been given a facelift, with more details how we save you data. Take a look: