Opera Mobile which is a great mobile browser for both Windows-based Pocket PC and Smartphones was awarded the Best Software Award by Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine in 2007.
Nominations included all the providers and vendors of mobile Internet technology and applications were judged by a panel of experts from the wireless community.
Opera Mobile is a proven, versatile and comprehensive solution which delivers high performance browsing on feature rich phones, powering greater end-user online productivity and fueling higher data ARPU.
Opera Mobile was nominated to compete against its sister product, Opera Mini, and ThunderHawk in the Internet browsers and Web utilities category for Windows-based Pocket PCs.
In the Smartphone Web browser category, Opera Mobile again beat fellow product Opera Mini and Skweezer.
Hal Goldstein, Executive Editor, Awards Administrator, Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine commented, “Fourteen independent Windows Mobile experts selected Opera Mobile as the winner in the all-important Internet Browser category in the 2007 Best Software Awards. Congratulations to the Opera Mobile team.”
Opera Mobile browser has been chosen by handset manufacturers including Sony Ericsson, Motorola, HTC, KDDI, Kyocera, and many more.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Scott Hedrick, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions, and Opera Software.
He further continued, “Opera’s dominance in both categories reflects and validates Opera’s superiority in delivering the best Internet experience across all platforms. It is an encouragement to our team as we continue to strive forward in delivering products which differentiates us from the competition.”