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Opera Mini 5.1 For Android Released
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Msg#: 4169924 posted 11:43 am on Jul 14, 2010 (gmt 0)

Opera Mini 5.1 For Android Released [opera.com]
Opera Mini 5.1 is now available for phones built on the Android platform, offering better browsing performance and improved user experience.


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Msg#: 4169924 posted 8:41 pm on Jul 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

I have been using Opera for a few months and have to say I like it. Its biggest benefit is speed as compared to the default Chrome install that bundles with Android OS. Will upgrade and report back.

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Msg#: 4169924 posted 3:24 am on Jul 18, 2010 (gmt 0)

ok I have installed it and on the surface it hasn't changed a lot, visually it looks exactly the same. one nice touch I have found is the ability to set opera as the default browser. This is a very useful feature. it means any web content requested by an application will use opera as opposed to Chrome.

unfortunatly I have had two crashes since I updated. I re-started the handset and it hasn't happened since.

in terms of speed, I don't see any diffference between this version and previous versions, but it is still blindingly quick. my tests show it to be three times faster that chrome.

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