Opera Mini 5 Browser for Android Review

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Opera released the latest version of their Opera Mini-“Opera Mini 5 Beta” browser for Android smart phones yesterday. Opera is know for have a speedy browser on desktop. Practically I think its the fastest on the market ( seriously though, what do I know). Today we will take a good look at the browser and put it through some paces. Ease of use? How fast is the browser? Is it a worthy replacement to the Stock Android Browser. These and more, are some of the thing we will be looking at in the review

Video Review

Pros

  • Fast browsing experience( much faster than Stock browser on Android 1.5 & 1.6)
  • Opera link ( Ability to transfer you bookmarks & setting from your Opera  Desktop browser to your mobile browser)
  • Clean Accessible layout
  • Detailed history page

Cons

  • Each time you fresh start/launch the app it has to load
  • Can eat up memory ( especially on G1)

Notes

App can be used on Android 1.5 and up

Settings and Menus

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Tab Browsing and Download Management

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Renders Full Pages

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Conclusion

The Opera Mini5 browser provides a better browsing experience, than what you would receive from your stock Android browser. Its fast smooth and user friendly.  Though I would like to see less of a loading process each time you start up the app. It has now become my standard browser and I think its definitely worth using