Opera Software launched Opera 50 for Android on February 19, 2019. The new model of the cell internet browser is a milestone release that introduces new performance and improves present options.
Opera 50 for Android introduces assist for picture-in-picture viewing, fast scrolling to hurry up scrolling on giant pages, and extra management over the built-in ad-blocker.
The new model of the cell browser is accessible on Google Play and can be pushed to all Android units it is put in on as an replace.
Opera customers might run a guide verify for updates within the Play Store utility below My apps & video games.
Opera 50 for Android: what is new
Every fashionable browser appears to assist picture-in-picture performance as of late. Mozilla is working on Picture-in-Picture functionality in Firefox, and Opera launched the function in Opera 50 for Android at present already.
The function works as you’d anticipate it to: play movies in a small always-on-top overlay on the display screen if you are free to browse to different websites with out affecting video playback.
How you entry picture-in-picture mode is a bit sophisticated: swap any video that is taking part in in Opera to fullscreen mode and faucet on the Home button of the gadget to enter picture-in-picture mode.
The video continues to play in a smaller window that you could be transfer round on the display screen of the gadget. Double-tap on the video to return to fullscreen mode or faucet on the shut icon to cease playback and kill the overlay window. Opera notes that the function works on all websites that assist picture-in-picture mode.
Opera 50 shows a scroll deal with on pages once you scroll which you’ll use to leap to particular components of the web page rapidly. It is an additional icon that you could be drag up and all the way down to scroll extra rapidly.
The third function improves the built-in adblocker. Opera introduced the content blocker in 2016 by integrating it natively within the Opera browser. It was the primary major browser to incorporate a native ad-blocker.
It is now potential to disable the ad-blocker on particular websites in Opera for Android. Just faucet on the icon subsequent to the location tackle within the cell model of Opera and toggle the “exclude from advert blocking” choice displayed there to take action.
Designed as a function to reward publishers customers like and wish to see thrive, it is additionally helpful for conditions the place the advert blocker blocks website content material and even entry to a particular website.
Opera 50 doesn’t function the just lately launched VPN feature (browser proxy) in Opera for Android. The function is accessible in beta variations of Opera for Android and it is unclear when (if) it lands in Opera Stable for Android.
The new model of Opera is accessible in three new languages: Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian.
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