Opera 18 Hits Android Platform

Opera has rolled out a tablet-optimized version of its browser on Android via Google Play Store. Gone is the oblique interface to flick through multiple pages that’s familiar to the Opera’s mobile users; it’s all about tabs instead, similar to Chrome browser on Android tablets.


Opera 18

Now the browser is based on Chromium 31. Moreover, the tablet version adds a new user interface, which also brings the following inclusive features:

  • The app has been improved to help discover the content easily: the Discover feature allows you to access breaking news stories and personally customized content on the dot
  • Includes an Off-Road mode, which narrows the data usage to maximize the use of your busy data plans or WiFi networks.
  • And, the Speed Dial option allows you setup quick access to websites that you visit often.

In addition to the tablet features, the update also brings an enhanced search engine list to make your task much easier. There’s also a new remote debugging feature that allows users to seamlessly debug a page.

The update also brings the following notable bug fixes:

  • Rectified a bug related to fullscreen video playback.
  • Fixed an error with HW back button on Discover.
  • Rectified a problem with keyboard staying on screen.
  • Sorted out an issue related to page reload when leaving text input in Off-Road pages.

Moreover, the update brings a plenty of performance and stabilization improvements to offer a better experience.

The latest version of Opera browser for Android is downloadable via the link given below. The app is compatible with devices running on Android version 3.0 or above.

Opera browser download link for Android (free)

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