Opera Mobile 8.65 for Windows Mobile now available for Smartphone and Pocket PC enthusiasts, handset OEMs and mobile carriers

Opera delivers the next level in Windows Mobileâ„¢ Web-browsing:

Oslo, Norway – October 1, 2007

Opera Software, the only company that puts the Web on any device, today released the new version of Opera Mobile 8.65 for Windows Mobile, available from www.opera.com/mobile with a free 30-day trial. Following the positive reception and rapid market adoption of Opera Mobile for the Windows Mobile platform, Opera took strides to continue providing Smartphone and Pocket PC users with a superior Web-browsing experience. Today’s release, Opera Mobile 8.65 for Windows Mobile, is the culmination of user feedback and beta testing results to further enhance the Web-browsing experience on Windows Mobile devices with Opera’s winning small-screen performance.

The high demand for Opera Mobile on Windows Mobile has further fueled its development at Opera. Major manufacturers, such as Motorola, Samsung, HTC, Asus, Sharp and Toshiba, have licensed and installed Opera Mobile on Windows Mobile devices, while consumers have also independently acquired the Web browser with over three million downloads from the company site.

“The Windows Mobile platform has proved to be a powerful stage for Opera Mobile.” says Jon von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software. “With Opera Mobile 8.65, users will improve their online productivity and amplify their level of fun through a superior experience that is unique to Opera and its powerful small-screen Web technologies.”

Opera Mobile 8.65 for Windows Mobile provides Flash support, allows users to send links by e-mail, SMS or MMS, and adds several menu and user interface enhancements such as an integrated search field in the address bar.

New Features for Opera Mobile 8.65

  • Support for Macromedia Flash Player 7 for Pocket PC
  • FlashLite 2.1
  • Text Wrap in Desktop Mode
  • Grab and Scroll (only applicable to Pocket PC)
  • Web search in address bar
  • Save image
  • Copy text
  • Send link as e-mail, SMS, and MMS
  • Import bookmarks from Pocket Internet Explorer
  • Desktop Mode as default viewing mode


To view the full changelog for Opera Mobileâ„¢ 8.65 for Windows Mobile, please visit www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/winmobile/865/.


Opera Mobile 8.65 for Windows Mobile is available for download at www.opera.com/mobile and comes with a free 30-day trial.