Opera launched Its dedicated “Crypto browser” was tested back in January, promising to make Web3 as accessible as any Web2 site. The company released the browser for Windows, Mac, and Android users at the time, but the iOS version wasn’t ready for launch yet. Now, Opera has announced that the Crypto Browser for iPhone and iPad is out and available for download from website.
The browser comes with a built-in unattended crypto wallet that supports Ethereum, Bitcoin and other blockchain ecosystems. It will allow users to buy crypto with fiat and trade any supported token without installing an extension. In addition, the browser will provide users with access to Web3-based NFT and decentralized applications, including 7,000 services based on the Polygon ecosystem.
One of the other features of the browser is the Crypto Corner start page, where users can receive live information and updates on cryptocurrencies, such as the latest prices and events, airdrops, and relevant podcasts. . Opera says it has designed the browser for both veteran crypto users as well as newcomers who still need help navigating crypto and Web3.
Jorgen Arnesen, EVP Mobile at Opera, said in a statement:
“Interest in Web3 is continuing to grow. The Opera Crypto Browser Project was built to simplify the Web3 user experience that is often confusing for general users. Opera believes that Web3 must be easy to use to unleash its full potential and adopt it mass-market.”
Opera did not say whether the iOS browser will support the more energy-efficient Etherium Layer 2 standard. It’s released Support class 2 for the Android version in February, however, the company claims it is the first mobile browser with the feature.
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