For the Samsung’s Tizen-powered smartwatch, the Gear S! Opera has once again honored its mission to install the Mini version of its browser on any processor and screen. Samsung Gear S is one of such Tizen-based wrist-wearable on the market, will be the first and foremost to get Opera Mini browser on it.
According to Opera, the Mini is the first web browser for the Samsung smartwatch based on the Tizen platform. Opera Mini comes with finger-friendly controls that eventually work on the watch’s small 2-inch curved Super AMOLED display. Users of the smartest timepiece are now be able to rejoice Opera Mini, a browser that we admit for its ability to bring an adequate online joy to obsolete feature phones.
Here’s yet another reason why the Samsung Galaxy Gear S will keep you looking at your wrist – the Opera Mini web browser will be available to download from the Gear Apps Store. Which is able to shrink your standard web-page into as little as 10% of its original data size, while still retaining a comfortable look for browsing on a tiny screen.
Although, it include Smart Page, which lets users look at all their social updates and news, and Speed Dial turns website shortcuts into larger buttons for easy access (also found on mobile/desktop versions), which lets users get to a web page with a quick tap. The browser also has a private mode which aims to eliminate traces of your online activity.
Finally, Opera Mini is also the first browser for Gear S users, now available to download, which imitates like a perfect fit for its 2-inch display screen.
Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software, said – regarding the Opera browser on Gear S,
As a lightweight but powerful browser maker, Opera has been a pioneer of making the web accessible across a huge variety of connected devices, such as the internet keyboard, the dual-screen handheld game console, VOIP phones and, now, wearable device. We are thrilled that Opera Mini will be the first browser for Samsung Gear S users to download. This is an exciting, new experience for smart-gear users.
You can now download Opera Mini 7.5 for the Samsung Gear S from the Samsung Gear Apps portal.