Opera today released a preview of Opera Mini 4.2, the newest version of the mobile Web browser that works on almost every mobile phone. With this beta release, Opera says it is celebrating Opera Mini more than 20 million unique monthly users worldwide. Opera Mini users in the United States and Asia-Pacific region can now also experience faster browsing speeds, due to the addition of an Opera Mini server park in the United States.
"The number of people using Opera Mini worldwide proves that there is a true revolution going on: people want to access all their favorite Web sites on the mobile phone they have today," says Jon von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera. "We constantly focus on developing a faster and more personal browsing experience. Opera Mini 4.2 beta is an update that takes mobile Web browsing to the next level."
Opera Mini 4.2 beta is claimed to provide a more personalized experience with its colorful selection of new skins, improved support for YouTube and other mobile video services on a wider selection of mobile phones. Improvements in Opera Link allow users to share notes between their mobile phones and PCs, in addition to their bookmarks and recently-visited URLs.