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Opera ties up with Micromax in India

Zafar Anjum | Sept. 19, 2013
Micromax handset users can now browse with Opera Mini

Opera Software has partnered with Micromax, India's leading handset manufacturer who will preinstall Opera Mini as a third-party mobile browser across their upcoming Android devices, the software company announced today.

Some of the most recent devices that have already been launched with Opera Mini are Micromax's Canvas series: Canvas 4, Canvas Doodle 2 and Canvas Fun Android smartphones.

"With an increasing amount of web browsing coming from mobile devices, Opera Mini was a perfect fit to delight our customers with a superior browsing experience on our devices," said Manoj Gupta, Head -VAS, India & SAARC, Micromax Mobiles.

Android is the second largest platform used by Opera Mini users In India. According to August'13 statistics, Opera Mini users on Android increased by 228 percent in India, constituting 21 percent of the total number of Opera Mini users.

 

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