Sequoia backed Mobotap announces their Dolphin browser will ship on the 009SH ‘droid device for SoftBank Mobile: http://bit.ly/oze6G1
Mobotap, creator of Dolphin Browser, announces today its partnership for the first ever social browser with SoftBank Mobile, the leading Japanese telecom company. This partnership will bring Dolphin Browser and its innovative Gesture, Add-on features to SoftBank 009SH phones in Japan.
This will also mark an exclusive look at custom Dolphin Browser Add-ons such as Facebook, Twitter, mixi, and Evernote created specially for SoftBank 003SH, 005SH, 006SH, 007SH, 007SHJ and 009SH users. With over 50 Add-ons and counting, users can customize Dolphin by downloading the programs they use most for instant access right within their browser.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Dolphin Browser team and be able to bring this product to our Japanese users. Dolphin Browser is going to transform the way people browse on the SoftBank 009SH phone.” says SoftBank Mobile Head of Product & Marketing Division Yukimasa Harada.
“This SoftBank 009SH phone marks the beginning of a strong partnership with SoftBank Mobile. Japan is one of the fasting growing markets for Android phones with over 2,000% growth rate in 2011, and we are excited to share Dolphin with these new users” says Yongzhi Yang, CEO of MoboTap.
Some of the featured Dolphin Browser functionalities include:
A technology pioneered by MoboTap, Dolphin Gesture intelligently allows users to open any website with a custom stroke.
Dolphin Add-ons allow users to personalize Dolphin and enhance their browsing experience. Dolphin also integrates with popular services, such as Google Translate, Password Managers, YouTube Search and Ad Blocker. Add-ons can easily be installed, giving Dolphin users more control and flexibility, providing a better overall experience.
Availability and Pricing
Dolphin 6.0 is for Android phone and tablet 3.0+ is available via the Android Market worldwide immediately. Dolphin is free to download and use.
MoboTap is a mobile technology developer that is committed to advancing the mobile revolution by improving the way people experience the web through their mobile devices. Founded and led by an international team of proven engineers and entrepreneurs and backed by leading venture capitalist firm Sequoia Capital, MoboTap has begun this revolution with the launch of Dolphin Browser HD, a free web-browser specifically created and optimized for mobile users.