Internet Explorer Mobile 6 “Coming Soon”

Internet Explorer Mobile 6 will be “Available on new Windows Mobile devices soon”. This is fresh off the heels of the anticipated Firefox mobile browser “Fennec”.

In addition, the Windows Mobile team states that “this browser will provide a high-quality browsing experience on your device that more closely resembles a desktop browsing experience.” About time.

For anyone (specifically developers) who want to experience what it will be like click here for an Emulator.

Some of the cool features available with Internet Explorer Mobile 6 are:
– Improved fidelity (support for full fidelity desktop rendering)
– Layout fixes to accommodate a mobile screen (text wrap)
– Improved multimedia experience (Adobe Flash Lite 3.1 for Adobe Flash content)
– Deeper integration with search
– Enhanced cursor navigation model
– Touch and gesture support – pan support
– Multiple zoom levels
– Easy switching between mobile / desktop versions of sites by specifying UA strings.