Category Archives: mobile

Opera continues its growth in Africa with launch of Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users

Opera Mini, with more than 100M users worldwide, becomes the world’s first mobile browser with an integrated chat service.  With Hype, Opera reimagines the chat experience, with content sharing as a key feature. Hype will first launch in Africa, where Opera has nearly 150M MAU, with Kenya as the pilot market February 23, 2021: Today, […]

Opera makes browsing on Android more fun with new WebSnap and smooth Media Player

Users can capture snaps from the web and personalize them with Opera’s original emoticon collection  New media player removes the need for third-party players  Millions will get new Android devices during holiday season and Opera gives them more reasons to become their new browser  Oslo, Norway Dec. 7, 2020 – Today, Opera is releasing the […]

Opera redefines browser sync by making it easier than ever to synchronize its PC and Android versions

Opera browsers remove the hassle of managing your logins, notes, passwords and files  Sync between browsers can now be set up with a simple, fast and safe QR-code.  Opera is now also adding support for the popular Flow feature to its Android browser. It lets users create a personal chat to send links, images and […]

Opera Mini 50 gets major update and fully revamped design

 More than one hundred million people are upgrading to the new version of the popular mobile browser.  Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers, launched Opera Mini 50 today. In a major upgrade, the popular browser has fully revamped its user interface to allow for more personal and intuitive interactions with the most loved […]

Opera launches its online editorial platform Opera News Hub in Ghana

The platform is now used by more than 40 thousand African content creators Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers and a leading internet consumer brand, has launched its online editorial platform Opera News Hub, in Ghana.  The launch of Opera News Hub provides Ghanaian authors and bloggers with easier ways to produce, distribute, […]

Opera helps provide 120 million users in Africa with official information about COVID-19

The Norwegian browser developer has introduced an always on speed dial and a dedicated news channel in the Opera Mini and Opera For Android browsers The coronavirus outbreak is rapidly spreading across the African continent. As of March 31, 2020, Africa CDC reported over five thousand cases of people infected with COVID-19 in 46 African […]

Opera introduces major updates to its blockchain-browser on Android

The world’s first Web 3 ready browser introduces seamless support for the decentralized web through IPFS support Opera expands 30-second crypto wallet top-ups to the entire EU, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Switzerland. Opera users can now register .crypto domain names and wallet addresses Oslo, March 30, 2020 – Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) was the first […]

Opera and Worldreader expand access to free ebooks for children and students in Africa during the COVID-19

Opera, one of the world’s leading browser providers, and international nonprofit organization, Worldreader, are expanding the access to ebooks for children and students via the Opera Mini browser during the coronavirus outbreak. Starting this week, Worldreader will offer a new selection of ebooks to Opera Mini users as well as a  brand new web app […]

Opera introduces Opera News Lite

Since its launch two years ago, Opera News has become one of the most used news and content apps in the world, with more than 160 million users. Today, Opera launches Opera News Lite, a lighter version of the popular Opera News application, designed for devices with limited data storage capabilities. With a download size […]