Global mobile-browser Opera enters next generation

Oslo, Norway — September 16, 2009: Opera Software today released Opera Mini 5 beta, the newest update to the world’s most popular Web browser for mobile phones.  Opera Mini has mobilized the Web by making it easy to use and available for people everywhere.

In this fifth-generation version, Opera Mini is staying true to the company’s promise of a superior Web experience on any device. Introducing a new, sleek look and feel, Speed Dial bookmarks and tabs — together with Opera’s renowned speed — make this new version of Opera Mini the easiest-to-use Web browser on a phone.

Simply direct your phone’s existing Web browser to and download the Opera Mini 5 beta free of charge.

Opera started in 1994 as a research project inside Norway’s largest telecom company, Telenor. Within a year, it branched out into an independent development company named Opera Software ASA.


Norwegian American Logo

The Norwegian American

Published since May 17, 1889 PO Box 30863 Seattle WA 98113 Tel: (206) 784-4617 • Email: