Opera Mini 8 and Opera Mini 9 beta 1 makes their way to Play Store

unnamedOpera celebrated its 10-year birthday by giving the users a complete build of Opera Mini 8 after many beta stage and also started working on a brand-new beta of Opera Mini 9. Both of these are available in the Google Play Store. And even tho its being updated to newer version and better looks, it is still backwards compatible to Android 2.3 Gingerbread which is a clear indication of the work that the developers are putting in to get the application to a wider range of users. Now coming back to the Opera Mini 8, it comes with many new features and some of them are given below.

What’s New in Opera Mini 8

  • New skin, native look & feel
  • Swipe support: swipe bookmarks to delete, swipe downloads to abort or swipe tabs to close
  • High DPI support
  • Group favorites into folders by dragging
  • Combined omnibar: type URLs and get suggestions when typing.
  • New data counter shows your daily progress on saving
  • Visual tab gallery
  • Private tabs
  • Revamped bookmark manager. Save, sync & share
  • Swipe up or long press to search
  • Merged start page with speed dial and discover
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What’s New in Opera Mini 9 beta 1

  • Night mode
  • Syncing of open tabs
  • Various stability and usability improvements
Opera Mini 9 beta 1 does have a smaller change log but what can we expect, its still in early build and is only t,he first beta so there is much more to come. But for now Opera Mini 8 should do it.
And if you wanna try these builds, follow the link in the source.
Stay tune for more info.

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