Opera is now 2x faster on Arm-based Windows PCs

The browser offers better AI capabilities

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As the demand for Arm-powered Windows PCs grows, developers are optimizing their applications for the more energy-efficient and performance-oriented counterpart. The latest to join the list is Opera, with its ARM-optimized browser for Windows.

According to Opera’s official blog post, its browser is now designed to make full use of the capabilities present in Arm processors, including the Snapdragon X Elite series from Qualcomm. The Arm-optimized Opera has an enhanced AI-powered feature set that uses the built-in NPU (Neural Processing Unit) to perform AI tasks seamlessly.

Highlighting the benefits of the Arm-optimized Opera browser for Windows, the blog post reads,

With Arm-based systems, you’re likely to experience faster processing times when running local LLMs on your machine. This means quicker training and analysis of your custom language data, leading to more responsive and accurate results. Whether you’re using these models for text generation, sentiment analysis, or custom voice commands, you’ll notice a significant improvement in their overall effectiveness.

Opera then discusses how the browser’s built-in battery saver, combined with the power-efficient design of Arm processors, will result in extended battery backup without compromising on performance.

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To download the Arm-optimized version of Opera, head to the official website. Make sure you are using an Arm-based Windows PC when doing so!

Given the increased integration of the new processor, there has been a rapid shift in the landscape. Sensing the potential for expansion and growth, Microsoft is focussing on Windows on ARM PCs. Earlier, privacy and security-oriented Brave announced optimization for ARM-powered Windows PCs.

Even device compatibility with Windows on ARM PCs is improving by the day!

Have you tried the new native Arm-optimized Opera browser for Windows? If so, share your initial review with our readers in the comments section.

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