Success of Opera Mini is available free of charge, making Opera Mini became the most popular Java applications for Mobile phones, which is shared by Sun Microsystems, the maker of Java. More than 15 million people have downloaded and used Opera Mini since it was released 16 months ago.
Opera Mini uses the mechanism of the client - server to run the browser. On the client side (mobile phone), users install Opera Mini, which is an application written in permrograman Java (J2ME). At the time the user clicks a link or write a web address, contact the application server which then processes and change the page format in order to appear right on the phone, followed by compression to page 1/5 the size of the file in bytes (sometimes less, if the picture off-ryan) and send them to mobile phones.
Compression is performed by the server Opera Mini is perfect for mobile phone users with limited resource, low speed, and cost of access is based on the amount of data traffic.
Even Sun Microsystems recognizes the achievement of Opera Mini. Jean Elliott, senior director of marketing a product Client Software Group at Sun Microsystems said, "With more than 6 million Java technology developers and 1.8 billion mobile devices that use Java to make 'ecosystem' Java technology will continue to grow. Opera Mini has distinguished itself in this environment and continue to successfully penetrate the market, which is evidence of the Java technology developer community life. "
Opera Mini is not only popular among the users. Among mobile phone manufacturers and mobile operators. Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and Sony Ericsson to include Opera Mini specifically on some of their products. T-Mobile and Telefonica (Cellular Operator) also includes Opera Mini on cell phone