Opera Mini 4.0 released

Software developer Opera released Opera Mini 4.0, its newest mobile web browser. Based on the Opera 9.5 desktop browser, it includes Opera Link (enabling consumers to instantly synchronize and share mobile bookmarks and Speed Dial with the Opera browser on their computer), Overview (a new rendering architecture that enables users to zoom in on selected regions of the webpage), a mouse cursor, scrolling shortcuts, context menu and new search features. Opera Mini 4.0 also features support for HTML tables, CSS handheld stylesheets, and more advanced CSS support.

Other changes of note:

  • Added support for small anti-aliased bitmap fonts
  • Simplified setup process
  • Improved image quality
  • Improved fit to width mode rendering
  • Simplified settings page
  • Added native BlackBerry menu
  • Dialogs now displayed with round corners and alpha channel overlay windows
  • New and improved server-side cookie handling

For more on Opera Mini 4.0:
- read this Opera blog entry