Opera Max the data saving and management app from Opera will now come bundled on phones from 14 OEMs including Samsung. Opera announced today that with such partnerships the Max software will be installed on over 100 million devices by 2017.
Opera Max which acts a proxy/ VPN compresses data on your mobile phone which will save you some data costs if you have a limited data bundle. Currently Opera Max compress, none https traffic in form of HTML,CSS and video. In fact It compresses Netflix and Youtube videos by up to 60%.
“Many users are wary of using mobile data for fear of spending too much or exceeding their data caps. We see OEMs responding to this and stepping up to lower the barrier to mobile internet access by providing a data-optimization solution on their devices,” says Sergey Lossev, Opera’s product manager for Opera Max, in today’s announcement.
The 14 OEMs that will bundle Opera Max on their devices include; Acer, Cherry Mobile, Evercoss, Fly, Hisense, Mobiistar, Micromax, Oppo, Prestigio, Samsung, Symphony, TWZ and Xiaomi.
Well, Opera Max is suitable for those with data caps and users of small data bundles because it enables saving and you can give it a try by downloading the app from here.