Opera Software has signed an agreement with Microsoft whereby simple phones from the latter they have access to Opera Mini browser as default. The Redmond company basic devices still continue to manufacturing during a time – evidenced by the Nokia 130 – and this Alliance ensures that they will have a solvent navigation application.
In the licensing agreement are based on software platforms mobile Series 30 +, Series 40 and Asha. It is expected that Microsoft no longer manufacture practically all of these devices by the end of 2015, among other things because the brutal restructuring of Microsoft will do that that part of the traditional Nokia business disappear after the acquisition by the company of Redmond.
The browser used so far, Xpress, therefore replaced by Opera Mini: a notification shall notify users of the update procedure, after which will begin the installation and the establishment of Opera Software as default browser. These notifications will begin to arrive in October 2014, they will stand until December 2015.
Rich Bernardo, responsible for this division of simple phones at Microsoft, stated that “we will continue selling and supporting simple phones and Asha, which range It has behaved well among the millions of people who want a new mobile experiences at lower prices”.