Opera Mini Mobile Web Browser Registered Strong Growth in India

By April 29th, 2010 AT 12:10 PM

Opera Mini the Mobile Browser firm’s announces latest State of the Mobile Web Report, It says that Opera Mini now has 46.3 million users worldwide, an 11.0% increase from November 2009 and more than 159% compared to December 2008.

The Opera mini web browser also emerged as most popular mobile web browser amongst mobile Internet (GPRS/EDGE) users in India and registering strongest growth.

With Opera Mini mobile phone browser the number of page views more than tripled during From December 2008 to December 2009, page views in the top 9 countries of Southeast Asia increased by 599%, unique users increased by 385%, and data transferred increased by 587%.

According to the latest statistics from the Norwegian browser developer, Opera Mini is also cost saving web browser so No need to fear the GPRS usage anymore if you are using Opera mini as your mobile browser.

Opera Mini-Snapshot (India) In Details-:

  • Page-view growth since December 2008: 263.3%
  • Unique-user growth since December 2008: 244.8%
  • Page views per user: 339
  • Data transferred per user (MB): 7
  • Data transferred per page view (KB): 20
  • Gmail fell off the top 10 list, allowing Facebook, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, and YouTube to move up the list.
  • Cricinfo is a new addition to the top 10 list.

Top 10 sites in India(Accessed thtough Opera mini) (Unique users) Top handsets according toOpera Mini web Browser usage in India
google.com Nokia 5130 XpressMusic
orkut.com Nokia 2700c
facebook.com (^ 4) Nokia N70
wikipedia.org (^ 5) Nokia 3110c
yahoo.com (^ 8 ) Nokia N73
youtube.com (^ 7) Nokia 6300
songs.pk (^ 6) Nokia 7210
zedge.net (^10) Nokia N72
cricinfo.com (new) Nokia 5310 XpressMusic
wap.in (v 9) Nokia 3500c

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opera on iPhone is very fast but very bad page formatting! the whole page loads in a linear fashion, no tabs are available and you need to keep scroooolong all the time. this makes it confusing as the different sections load at different parts of a single very long page! hopefully this was a trick to get into the app store and then launch the proper version soon…

Prasath J
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This trend is expected… Now even all the rebranded chinese handset makers in India (like Micromax, Spice, etc…) are also including OperaMini with their handsets.. So this is expected as well as nice for many low cost handset users, who don’t have PC in their home…

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