Oslo, Norway – January 18, 2006
Opera Software, world leader in browser technologies, today released the much anticipatedOpera Mobile 8.5 Web browser for Windows Mobile Pocket PC (PPC). Opera 8.5 beta runs on Windows Mobile 2003 and 5.0, offering Opera’s full and fast Web surfing experience on the full range of Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices.
“Ever since we released Opera 8 for Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone in June 2005, people have been asking for Opera for their Pocket PCs,” says Christen Krogh, VP Engineering, Opera Software. “We are very pleased to offer the latest version of Opera Mobile to Pocket PC owners, so they may finally have a proper Web experience on their devices.”
“Opera Mobile 8.5 for Pocket PC offers unmatched speed and usability, which is why we included it on our latest Sharp W-ZERO3 flagship device for the advanced Japanese market” says Tadasu Tsuchihashi, Executive director, Willcom INC. “Thanks to Opera Mobile’s unique rendering technology the Web surfing experience on Pocket PC devices is now remarkably close to that of a PC.”
Opera Mobile 8.5 beta for Windows Mobile Pocket PC (2003/5.0) is available as a download from Opera for Windows Mobile, Pocket PC.