New version of Opera Mini launched for Android

March 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

Opera Software released the latest version of their Opera Mini web browser for Google’s mobile operating system Android today.

New version of Opera Mini released for Android. (image:

The browser dominating the mobile market promises a faster smartphone browsing experience.

“Today, Opera Software launched the Opera Mini 7 web browser in a final version for the Android platform,” Opera said.

According to various research firms, Android is currently the top mobile platform with a 48-51% market share. Next is Apple’s iOS with 19% market share.

Opera Mini is particularly suited for developing markets where internet data costs is preventing mass smartphone adoption.

As mobile webpage views increased from 4.3% to 8.49% worldwide, in Africa it leapt from 6.33% to 19.17% from January 2011 to January 2012.

You can download Opera Mini here.

Nico Gous

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