Opera Browser

Browse the Web with fast loading times and a lightweight user interface

  • Category:

    Browsers

  • Works under:

    Android 4.3 / Android 4.2.2 / Android 4.2.1 / Android 4.2 / Android 4.1.2 / Android 4.1.1 / Android 4.1 / Android 4.0

  • Also available for:

    WindowsMac

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    6.2 (101)

Opera is a fast, secure and free web browser for Android phones and tablets

The latest version of Opera introduces some great new features like an unlimited VPN to safeguard your privacy, smart tab navigation, a speed dial for all your favorite websites and gesture support that makes it easier than ever to browse on your touch-enabled devices.

Unlike some other free browsers for Android, Opera has a built-in ad-blocker to help you save data and avoid annoying trackers and malware as well as picture and video compression tools that help you browse faster even on congested mobile connections.

Say goodbye to bulky bookmark bars and hello to the beautiful homescreen! Pin any of your favorite websites with a single tap and have instant access – some sites like Twitter and Facebook will even function like apps in your browser window, all without opening yet another process on your device.

Tired of being tracked and traced by advertisers, search engines and others? What about internet censorship at work, school, or while traveling abroad? With Opera’s built-in VPN you’ll be able to browse the web anonymously with no limits, all from right within Opera. You can even select specific servers so you can make it look like you’re in a specific country, helping you access content not available from your real location.

While we like Opera, there are a couple things that make it less than stellar. There is no built-in progress bar, so you never know how much of the page has loaded or how long you have until it’s done. The bookmark bar was removed in favor of the Speed Dial tab, and while we like it it will take some getting used to.

Overall though, Opera has many great features that make browsing the web fun, fast and most importantly safe! If you’re looking for a beautiful modern browser for Android that can save you time and data, it’s definitely worth checking out.

Pros

  • Free Built-in VPN Enjoy unlimited browsing while protecting your identity and browsing history with a single click.
  • Smart Tab Navigation Switch back and forth between tabs and save on data with Opera’s patented video compression technology.
  • Beautiful, Modern Interface Everything you love about modern browsers like Chrome with none of the bloat – also includes a night mode to help you wind down after a long day.
  • Save Time with Speed Dial and Improved Autofill Improved autofill features and a speed dial help you browse more and type less.

Cons

  • No Progress Bar Is it done loading yet? Will it be done loading soon? We may never know!
  • No Bookmarks Bar, Either The Speed Dial tab replaces the bookmarks bar, but it can take some time to adjust to.

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