Opera Touch was released today for iOS. The "light, fast, and secure" browser is specially designed for all-screen devices with no home button like the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, and comes with an interface that's optimized for one-handed use.

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Thanks to a floating "Fast Action" menu button located at the bottom of the screen, users can touch to access a radial menu and swipe through several actions, enabling them to open and close browser tabs, perform searches, and navigating forwards and backwards through web pages with their thumb.

The main screen includes quick access to top and recent websites, and the browser also features built-in ad blocking and comes with protection against disguised online cryptocurrency mining, or "cryptojacking".

Elsewhere, the app makes use of Opera's My Flow feature, which allows users to transfer URL links, images, and note clippings between devices running Opera over a secure and private connection.

Opera Touch is available for iPhone and iPad in several languages and can be downloaded directly from the App Store. [Direct Link]

Top Rated Comments

cerberusss Avatar
76 months ago
and comes with an interface that's optimized for one-handed use
Not to be confused with Private Browsing mode.

Yeah sorry, I'll show myself out right now
Score: 17 Votes (Like | Disagree)
B4U Avatar
76 months ago
Removed and avoided Opera like cancer ever since Opera Software got bought out by companies in China!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nburwell Avatar
76 months ago
Removed and avoided Opera like cancer ever since Opera Software got bought out by companies in China!
Not that I was going to download this to my devices, but good to know.

While I have always been a fan of Chrome, I started using Safari progressively more across my Apple devices.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
star-affinity Avatar
76 months ago
On an app-per-app basis you can.
Really? Could you elaborate, please?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
StellarVixen Avatar
76 months ago
If I get an e-mail with a link in it to a website it will open in Safari by default. It is little things like that you cannot replace.
That's pretty much what he thought, I guess. That's truly what setting browser as default mean.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
m0sher Avatar
76 months ago
I gave it a try this morning for a few hours again, this browser is definitely not for me. Meh.

I like Google Chrome but i don’t like its data mining. Nothing compares to Safari browsing the internet on mobile phones IMO, it’s the most solid all around browser.

Removed and avoided Opera like cancer ever since Opera Software got bought out by companies in China!
In the end I concur and this is one of the other reasons I won’t use it. It was bought out by, Qihoo 360
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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