The latest developer version of Opera browser now comes with power saving mode. The company claims that it can extend battery life by 50%. Opera is among popular browsers, it recently made headlines when it launched a built in ad blocker and VPN feature in its browser. Now the company has unveiled new power saving mode in its browser.

New Update of Opera Browser Boosts Your Laptop’s Battery By 50% : Opera

In a bid to take on Google Chrome, Opera is unveiling amazing features to its browser. As you may be aware about the Opera’s recent announced features which are VPN and built in adblock, now the company is back with all new announcement.

The latest build of its pre-release browser adds new power saving mode that can extend a laptop’s battery life by 50% or even more. The company claims that Opera 39 is better than today’s popular browsers. However, you can use this trick only when you activate new power saving mode which you can use when you run it on battery power.

The company recently announced the addition of free and unlimited VPN to the developer preview version of its desktop web browser, and now Opera is back with a new announcement. The latest build of its pre-release browser includes a new power saving mode can increase a laptop’s battery life by 50% or even more.

Opera also stated working of new power mode in recent blog post. Some of the features of the new power mode are stated below :

  • Reduced activity in background tabs
  • Waking CPU less often due to more optimal scheduling of JavaScript timers
  • Automatically pausing unused plug-ins
  • Reduced frame rate to 30 frames per second
  • Tuning video-playback parameters and forcing usage of hardware accelerated video codecs
  • Paused animations of browser themes

Power saving mode is present in Opera’s recent developer preview. It is quite simple to Apple’s iOS 9, in which you get notification when your battery reaches 20%, same happens with Opera’s new version. To download Opera developer preview build, click here.


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