telecompaper.com | Fri, Aug 30, 2013 08:18:00 AM
Opera reports that the Opera Mini user base on smartphones has grown by nearly 142 percent since July 2012. Growth was mainly boosted by the country's recent 3G deployment, affordable data plans and budget smartphones.
Android saw the most impressive growth, with a 211 percent increase in the number of Opera Mini users during the same period, becoming the second-largest platform among Opera Mini users in Vietnam.
The report also shows that Opera Mini users on Android browse more webpages and consume more data, compared to other Opera Mini users. On average, the number of pages viewed was 63 percent higher on Android than other platforms. 21 out of the top 100 websites visited by Opera Mini users on Android were news and information sites, accounting for 27 percent of the total Opera Mini data consumption on Android.
Around 69 percent of Vietnamese users have visited social-networking sites, and Facebook is the most popular one, with four out of every five pages viewed occurring on the famous social network.