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  1. Vicky Krishnatrai's Avatar
    Yesterday, Opera announced most awaited Opera mini Web browser for windows phone.( It is still in beta. ) but what do you think guys? Is this impressive and able to compete with IE11 and UCweb?
    09-09-2014 10:28 PM
  2. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    I cannot even get it run. It just crashes immediately and never even opens. Fail so far for me.
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    09-09-2014 10:32 PM
  3. hadita's Avatar
    installed completed in my L920 Cyan, but cannot open the app.
    09-10-2014 12:54 AM
  4. xandros9's Avatar
    Yea it has some serious bug, but when I first got it, it worked.

    I opened it and though "oh" because it was literally just like any other Opera Mini. It practically looks identical to Opera Mini on my Windows Mobile 6.5 phone (when I had it), on my iPod touch, etc.
    look like it works the same too.
    09-10-2014 08:21 AM
  5. berty6294's Avatar
    Its worked for me, but I'm not impressed at all. Doesn't display a lot of sites correctly, is just slow, and unresponsive.
    09-10-2014 08:24 AM
  6. taymur's Avatar
    couldn't even use for once, keeps telling me that my network is not working, or something like this.
    09-10-2014 08:26 AM
  7. mariusmuntean's Avatar
    worst browser ever. Pages are being displayed like hell, no way to chose user agent mode...totally crap! I for one prefer UC Browser
    09-10-2014 08:30 AM
  8. 1101x10's Avatar
    Before today's update where it just crashes I tried it on a few websites and it failed to display any of them properly - they weren't even usable.
    09-10-2014 08:45 AM
  9. Muessig's Avatar
    There was a new update today and you have to leave it to run for a minute or two the first time, you will have to accept a license agreement then it will work normally. Is clear everything is really android and it won't display wpcentral anywhere near correctly at the moment.
    09-11-2014 08:01 AM
  10. byobg's Avatar
    I was unimpressed with it yesterday, when it just crashed on startup.

    But with the new update today, it ran for a few seconds, then gave me an "Unable to connect" error (even though I was on Wi-Fi and everything else could see the Internet), plus an "Exit" button that didn't do anything. I was able to <back> my way out of the app - subsequent launches crashed immediately.

    I'm excited that the devs have such an aggressive release schedule - daily updates?! - so I'm expecting it to be awesome any day now! (yes, I'm kidding...)
    09-11-2014 10:02 AM
  11. alexandrevicente's Avatar
    Is this impressive and able to compete with IE11 and UCweb?
    Well, Opera Mini was never meant to be a competitor to modern browsers, but a browser for very slow connections (it was created for feature phones on GPRS), so it's pretty useful for areas with spotty coverage, but its support for modern web technologies (or even JavaScript for that matter) is pretty basic. That is, unless you have an iPhone and use the Turbo Mode... The WP8 versions seems on par with the other versions, maybe with some minor Android features missing.
    Last edited by alexandrevicente; 09-11-2014 at 11:28 AM. Reason: Typo
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    09-11-2014 11:27 AM
  12. badcat's Avatar
    Yea it has some serious bug, but when I first got it, it worked.

    I opened it and though "oh" because it was literally just like any other Opera Mini. It practically looks identical to Opera Mini on my Windows Mobile 6.5 phone (when I had it), on my iPod touch, etc.
    look like it works the same too.
    It worked for me too after I first downloaded it. It stopped working for me after the first update.
    I've uninstalled for now but will give another try once it stabilizes a bit.
    09-11-2014 06:34 PM
  13. AV2RY's Avatar
    Crashes again :(
    09-11-2014 06:49 PM
  14. Ashish Gupta888's Avatar
    UC Browser Preview is just Awesome and Opera Soft have to work too hard to catch them up!
    Sent from my Lumia 525 using Tapatalk
    09-11-2014 07:03 PM
  15. Guytronic's Avatar
    Tried Opera on the 635...no go so far.
    09-11-2014 07:06 PM
  16. xandros9's Avatar
    It worked, but now its crashing again just as a page is about to fully load.
    09-11-2014 09:59 PM
  17. psoham777's Avatar
    Mine won't even start, it crashes as soon as I open it.
    09-11-2014 10:38 PM
  18. Pacus1x's Avatar
    Yeah it's impressive... like a time machine, it looks like the version of Windows Mobile

    Opera didn't even start for the constant crashing, until today... and seems to work ok for now. Other than that, i think the app needs to polish a lot in the stability issue and tweak the interface a bit.
    09-12-2014 02:14 PM
  19. TheSparta's Avatar
    Its not even close to usable.. not because of crashes.. but it displays websites like if the sites were built like 10 years..
    I think the browser still uses presto, which it has scrapped for desktop. I don't think websites used to display that good on desktop too when they used presto engine.
    09-12-2014 03:23 PM
  20. danijel0000's Avatar
    Opera works fine on my Ativ S, but when you are used on how does UC browser looks like, it's hard to accept Opera. Although, Opera mini was my favorite browser while I was using Android(Sony xperia p).
    09-14-2014 09:06 AM

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