Nokia has released the Ovi Browser beta trial for the Series 40 Nokia phones. If you have a Series 40 phone (calling XpressMusic phone owners), you can download the new web browser and try it out yourself. Here is some info on the new Ovi Browser for the S40 phones:
The browser is powered by patented cloud-based Internet compression technology that delivers advanced web pages to your phone. As a result, pages show up quicker than ever and over the air data usage is reduced up to 90%. Beyond performance, the browser includes an innovative user interface that makes it easy to access your favorite content directly from the start page without having to hunt through menus.
* Fast page load times * Over the air data usage reduced up to 90% * Three view modes - Full Page View, Zoomed-in View, Column View * Integrated search on start page with selectable list of search engines * Favourites * Browsing and Search history * URL and Form auto completion * Snap to text during scrolling * Speed scrolling using numeric keypad * Automatically jumps to the main content on a page to reduce scrolling * One click jump to login and search in Column View * Page segmentation in Column View to simplify navigation
The Ovi Browser is only supported on select Series 40 devices. Supported S40 devices include: Nokia 2700 Classic, Nokia 2730 Classic, Nokia 3120 Classic, Nokia 3600 Slide, Nokia 5130 XpressMusic, Nokia 5220 Xpressmusic, Nokia 5310 XpressMusic, Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition, Nokia 5330 Xpressmusic, Nokia 5610, Nokia 6300i, Nokia 6303, Nokia 6500 Slide, Nokia 6500 Classic, Nokia 6600 Slide, Nokia 6700 Classic, Nokia 7210 Supernova, Nokia 7900 Prism, Nokia X3