Opera Mini Downloaded 1m Times on App Store Debut

Operas Mini mobile browser has got off to a flying start in the Apple App Store, with iPhone users downloading the app more than 1 million times on the first day of its availability in each market. Opera Mini is currently the number one iPhone app in the 22 featured Apple App Stores, as of 8am CET today. According to Apples download count, Opera Mini has been added to 1,023,380 Apple devices.

“Today, iPhone users have a choice, and, as the numbers show, they are eager to explore new and faster ways to surf the web on the iPhone, especially during heavy web traffic,” says Opera Software CEO, Lars Boilesen. “With any widely available and frequently downloaded Opera product, we are appreciative of all the feedback we are getting, as it helps us to continually improve our product and better meet the needs of our users.”