Nokia releases Ovi Browser Beta for S40 mobiles

Posted By: Abdul Nisar
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Helsinki, Mar 1: World's largest mobile maker Nokia has released the updated beta version of Ovi Browser, its popular mobile web browser for mobile phones running on Symbian Series 40.

Nokia had given an exciting new look to the new Ovi Browser Beta. Nokia claimed that patented Internet compression technology on the new browser will save users money on data charges. It also makes web browsing faster and easy.

The new Ovi Browser beta will support more than 85 languages. It also shows more localized contents and news. Presently, it has localized start pages for India, Russia, Indonesia and China. Users in the rest of the world will be offered globally popular websites linked to their start page.

Users can download the new Ovi Browser Beta by clicking here.

"Upon loading the new Ovi Browser Beta, you"ll notice the start page has a colourful new look, with a collection of popular links that are specific to your country. These links give you one-click access to the most popular sites, such as Twitter, Orkut, IMDB, Yahoo!, Photobucket and Amazon to name only a few," Nokia said in their blog.

Nokia released the beta version amidst the rumors of 'mercy killing' on Symbian after adopting the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 OS as the primary platform. Nokia said that the further extensions to the capabilities of Series 40 devices are a key part of Nokia"s strategy announced on Feb 11, 2011 as it moves to provide mobile devices for the “next billion" users.

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