Opera announced last month, that it would be releasing it's WebKit-based browser soon. The company has now launched the beta version of the of the browser for Android, on Google Play. Apparently the new browser will replace the regulation Opera rendering engine, Presto with WebKit rendering engine, which is said to speed up the browsing process. Similar such, rendering engine is found in Chrome and Android browser. Also, the native UI is said deliver a superior user experience on smartphones
Opera Software EVP of product development Rikard Gillemyr said "There are countless hours that have gone into making this completely new, completely re-thought Opera for Android,"
"I dare say that many smartphone users spend much more time using their web browser than any other app on their phones. That's why we have made our newest mobile phone browser more elegant and more beautiful than ever, while still packing so much functionality into it. Go ahead - take the Opera beta out for a spin on your Android phone and see for yourself." he added.
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