Web browser maker Opera Software has announced that its mobile version, the Opera mini, has 100 million users in the month of March 2011. Earlier, Opera Mobile and Opera Mini browses together had crossed the 100 millionth mark in a month some time back.
Opera has a major market share in India with up to 60 per cent of total mobile internet using population in the country opting Opera Mini.
India ranks third in terms of total Opera users in the world preceded by Russia and with Indonesia being at the top position. These numbers straightaway translate into the growing interest in smartphones and mobile browsing among Indian mobile phone users.
A big part of the users choice goes to the innovations that the free browser is putting in for the benefit of customers like the Opera Turbo, which boosts the internet browsing speed by optimising web pages according to device and connection.
Along with that, today Opera has also announced the launch of the Opera Mail feature which the company claims to be the best of the lot and of course come free of cost.