Opera this morning announced the milestone, and added that Opera Mini is currently the number one iPhone app in the 22 featured Apple App Stores on their site, as of 8 AM CET on Thursday.
Granted, there has been a ton of coverage for the occasion of Apple letting a competing mobile browser product from a major software company into the App Store, and reviews have been getting published all around the world ever since, but it’s still a noteworthy achievement. According to Apple’s download count, Opera Mini has to date been added to 1,023,380 Apple devices.
If you’ve downloaded the app and tested it, we’d love for you to tell us if you’re going to keep using it, and what your general thoughts are. Be sure to reach MobileCrunch’s hands-on review of the app – it goes into great detail.
For your reference: the widely anticipated Skype iPhone app was downloaded 1 million times on the first two days of availability in the App Store, and it took PayPal close to three weeks to reach one million installs despite its 81 million-strong user base.
Norway-based Opera provides web browsers for the desktop, mobile, and other electronics such as the Wii. It also provides a service called Opera Link that lets you access bookmarks across devices. Opera is an independent Scandinavian company that’s been in the business of making web browsers since 1994. Our founders saw the internet as a way of making information free and available to everyone in the world, regardless of where they lived or how they got online. Ever since then, one...