Opera will unveil an iPhone version of its mobile web browser, Opera Mini, at Mobile World Congress next week.

Opera said the new mobile browser would feature its compression technology to ensure significantly faster web-page loading along with its favourite desktop features including tabs, speed dial and a password manager.

"We are thrilled to introduce the fast, feature-rich Opera Mini experience for the iPhone, and to showcase our latest beta releases of Opera Mobile and Opera Mini on other platforms and devices," said Opera's Jon von Tetzchner.

"Opera's mission is to bring the web to the world, and by making Opera Mini available on yet another platform, we are one step closer."

However, Opera said it has not yet submitted the browser to Apple's App Store.

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