Mobile phone browser Opera Software today said it is focusing on further expanding its India business to drive growth in the South Asian region and has partnered with seven new handset makers, including Micromax, Spice and Wynncom as part of these efforts.
“India is home to the largest number of Opera Mini users in the world. Partnering with local OEMs in India and neighbouring countries is part of our growth strategy to take Opera Mini’s user numbers in the region from strength to strength,” Sunil Kamath, Vice President - South Asia, Opera Software said.
Since the beginning of this year, more than 100 Android devices with Opera Mini preinstalled on them have been launched in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, he added.
Some of the recent Android smartphones to be launched with Opera Mini include Micromax’s Canvas 4 and Canvas Doodle 2, Spice’s Coolpad, Lava Iris 506Q, Celkon Campus A20, and Karbonn A9 Star.Business Line