Opera has "nothing in the pipeline" for their Opera Mini app for Windows Phone

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The last time the Opera Mini browser for Windows Phone was updated was in October last year, now a bit more than 5 months ago.

Since then the Android version of the app has seen 3 updates, adding new gestures, a new discovery section and new localizations. The Windows Phone version has however lied fallow, prompting Windows Phone fan site Lovable Lumia to ask the company if anything new is on the way.

Unfortunately the answer was not in the affirmative, with the company’s support saying on twitter.

Windows Phone in particular has a problem with zombie apps, and with the Mini browser not needed on the desktop there is little benefit from the expanded Windows 10 ecosystem, suggesting may have to wait a lot longer than 5 months to see a new update for this.

Opera Mini’s main utility is as a fast, data-sipping browser. Are any of our readers regular Opera Mini users or is Edge and IE11 enough? Let us know below.

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