Opera 20 Mobile Browser To Offer Video Chat on Android

By March 6th, 2014 AT 2:33 PM

opera-20-android-indiaOpera for Android mobile browser will now offer video chat across mobile phones. In short, you can visit a website to start a video call with anyone using a WebRTC-compatible browser such as Opera 20. All you need to do is visit a site such as appear.in, get an address for your video conference and share it with those you’d like to join. No special app is needed, and up to eight people can chat from their Android phones or computers, at the same time.

The key is WebRTC, a newly implemented feature in Opera for Android,  which will keep you informed of the camera and microphone usage via on-screen requests, just as it does on the desktop version, so you are in control of the different ways of capturing images and sound.

What’s New in Opera 20 :

· A fresh look for the Speed Dial reflects a flat design.

· Users of Opera for Android can now choose how to set up the browser navigation bars to suit their mobile phone or tablet.

· The Chromium core got a kick up to version 33, and multiple bugs in text-wrap and text selection are squashed.

· Improvements to search sees the combined search and address bar upgraded, allowing easier search by maintaining the words you search for in the bar.

Opera for Android is now available in the Google Play store, as a free download for your phone or tablet running Android 4.0 or higher.

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