Opera mini is still and will always be the preferred browser choice of many mobile phone users, the reasons behind that is not far fetched but cogent at the same time. Though the browser is tagged as “not a good” browser by webmasters, many still comfortably browse with the Opera min browser mostly because of its optimum data saving feature and simplicity.
There are more to this browser than we likely know and just recently, the Opera free unlimited VPN app was also made available for Android phones. We will be looking at few main features of the Opera mini browser in this article so lets dive right in without wasting more time.
It has a native ad blocker
Although advertisements (Ads for short) are generally not bad at all, as a matter of fact, most online business ventures make money by simply displaying ads on their websites. But when these act is over used, it appears very annoying to the front-end user as it also tends to slow down the browser. In that case, Opera Mini has an ad blocker built right into the browser, so you can read whole articles or surf the whole web on your Android device without seeing a single ad or with just a few of them.
Opera mini is pretty fast
This is one good reason an average phone user would always stick to Opera Mini for android, Virtually everybody hates slow browsing, it can be very devastating. Opera mini is all about speed, it not only blocks browser ads on your Android device which in turn boosts browser speed, but Opera Mini compresses content before it reaches you, so you get your content fast, no matter how heavy, even on a really slow connection. On the bad side of this fast loading feature, not every content of the webpage will be loaded completely, animated navigation in the web page won’t be functional.
Smarter video downloading and more
The video download feature in Opera Mini is a convenient way of saving your favorite clips from social networks and other sites to your device. Quick and easy with just a couple of taps, videos and all your other downloads are brought together on one screen in the browser so you won’t have to be digging around in folders to get the content you want, when and how you want it.
Opera mini brings all of the web to your fingertips
With the help of Opera Mini’s compression technology, you get the full online experience. You can see all the memes, cat pictures and comment flame wars the web has to offer – in their full glory – without losing speed or eating into your data allowance.
Keep an eye on your data
Opera mini features substantial data savings and a new way of tracking how much data you’ve saved, this will help you enjoy more out every data plan. Opera Mini also provides an extreme savings mode for those with very low budget for data plans. Android phones are known for large data consumption so you would want to save more data in every way you can.
Incognito or private browsing feature
We all have pages we don’t want to remember visiting or you’re browsing with a friends Android phone and don’t want the history to remain on the device after you’re done. If you don’t want something saved in the browser history, you can browse incognito with private tabs, no history of all your browsing escaped will be saved when you browse with private tabs (ghost mode).
Night mode feature prevents sore eyes
Opera Mini’s smart night mode makes reading when you should be sleeping more comfortable. This will be very handy for those that prefer to read articles with the their Android phones in the night.
Sync online contents easily.
So, you didn’t get to finish reading that blog about Game of Thrones on the train and now your phone’s battery is dead. Luckily, you synced your computer and phone with your Opera account, and now you can pick up right where you left off, as well as access your favorite Speed Dial shortcuts, bookmarks and open tabs right from your computer or any other device where your Opera account is synced as well.
Customize it to match your taste
You can give Opera Mini browser a makeover with different looks to suit your style in different elegant color themes.
Keeping things together
It’s like one of those leather satchels with all the handy pockets, the Opera Mini start page keeps all your favorite sites and new discoveries in one place. Just choose the categories you’re interested in, and Opera Mini will serve you the top stories and freshest content from across the web without much ado.
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Reference: Opera for mobile.