Opera Announces Power Saving Browsing Feature For Windows PCs

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Popular lightweight web browser Opera has announced a new awesome feature for Windows PCs. You can now browse web using Opera in power save mode. Yes Opera today announced new feature, power saving browsing. As per company, you will get 50% extra battery power when you are using Opera to browse internet. It is a nice feature and it will be automatically integrated in tabs. We can turn it on ourselves, otherwise it will turn on the power save mode if your battery level drops to 20%.

How it works:

  • 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

They are testing out the new feature with a developer release. The results from testing the power saving feature in this developer release show very promising results. In their test, designed to reflect the way people use browsers in real life, the latest Opera developer version was able to run 50% longer than browsers like Google Chrome on a laptop running Windows 10, 64-bit.

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In addition to the power saving mode, they have worked on improving the browser VPN experience. After the initial developer release of the integrated VPN feature in our Opera browser, they got tons of positive feedback and suggestions from users. One of the most common requests they heard was to make it easier to browse with some websites in VPN mode, while at the same time keep browsing other websites with VPN turned OFF, It is also available with the developer release.

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