Over a year after introducing its data-management and saving application “Opera Max” for Android users, Opera is ready to bring it to the Indian market. The company revealed in a blog post today that Opera Max is coming soon to the country.
Opera hasn’t shared an exact release date at this point, but expect to see the official launch sometime this month.
So, what exactly does Opera Max do?
Opera Max basically passes all the unencrypted data coming to your phone regardless of the application or browser through its servers and compresses it. By compressing stuff like videos, photos and other media, the Opera app reduces your overall data consumption, in turn helping you get more out of your normal data plan. Also, it not only works with mobile networks, but also with Wi-Fi connections, so you get savings all around.
In addition to data compression, the Opera Max also keep track of your data usage and identifies the applications, which are using most data or using data in background, so you can prevent some (or all) of them from using your data without your permission.
As your data from applications like Facebook, Gmail, banking apps etc. is encrypted, you don’t have to worry about your privacy or security.