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Opera Browser beta is the best browser

7th December 2010, 06:11 PM |#1  
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Testing all browser including Dolphin, native, skyfire.... the best on all test Opera.

I compared Opera with Safari running on ipad (matching result)

check acidtest.org both score 100/100
 
 
7th December 2010, 06:39 PM |#2  
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can you give me more details on what is actually better? speed? i've used stock and dolphin and they both still lag. that's my main beef with the tab so far is that browser lags. does is still lag in opera?
7th December 2010, 06:46 PM |#3  
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How does it handle pinch to zoom and double tap to enlarge the column you tapped? I'm currently enjoying the latest Miren RC as it's so smooth, but anything that is even faster may be enough to change my mind .
7th December 2010, 07:00 PM |#4  
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Testing all browser including Dolphin, native, skyfire.... the best on all test Opera.

I compared Opera with Safari running on ipad (matching result)

check acidtest.org both score 100/100

Miren/MIUI Browser kills Opera, its in tne Market
8th December 2010, 02:33 PM |#5  
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Opera is the smoothest browser as it is GPU accelerated on the Tab. As an overall package it isn't quite up there with the likes of Miren or Dolphin imo.
8th December 2010, 08:08 PM |#6  
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No offense to anyone, but I think Opera sucks **** through a garden hose. Who cares about speed if half of the pages don't render correctly.

I'll never understand the Opera lovers.
8th December 2010, 08:41 PM |#7  
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its all choice and opinion but Miren is very nice looking, fast, (at least faster then stock on my GT) and intuitive. i used Dolphin HD but something simpler and appealing about Miren made me bounce...
my two cents.
8th December 2010, 11:31 PM |#8  
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A couple of times a year for the best part of a decade, I give the various Opera browsers another try, and I always find them to be a complete waste of time, either they're slow, they don't render pages "correctly", or their UI is just a complete mess. I'm sure it's fine in _some_ cases, but for my uses I find it to be horrible when compared with some of the other alternatives.

FWIW - Firefox mobile isn't looking promising, takes too long to start and doesn't seem to accept pages passed to it from many apps to open. I'll stick with DolphinHD until something that is better all-round turns up.

Edit: Hadn't heard of the Miren browser until just now, having a look at it and I'm quite impressed. Might make my primary for a while.
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I also like Miren, but does anyone know why it always stays "zoomed in" on certain pages? For instance, if I load this web page on Miren (or any other browser besides Dolphin that is based off of the stock browser), it always loads up zoomed in to the upper left of the page. No matter what zoom settings or text size I tell it to use, still the same. Dolphin HD is the only one that doesnt do this.

Anyone??
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I can't live without gesture support.... Dolphin HD for me... just hope they keep on improving it. Pinch to zoom could be smoother
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