Opera has released an iOS version of its Crypto Browser, which is meant to visit web3 and includes a non-custodial crypto wallet. Previously, the browser was available for Windows, Mac, and Android devices. According to Opera, this browser was created for both experienced cryptocurrency users and newbies. Opera hopes to connect new ecosystems into the app’s built-in crypto wallet, which now supports Ethereum, Polygon, and Celo blockchain technologies. Users may buy cryptocurrency using fiat money and swap it, as well as transfer and receive compatible tokens.
Users may also incorporate their current crypto wallets into the browser’s built-in wallet, as long as they’re compatible with Ethereum Virtual Machine. Crypto Corner is a feature of the Crypto Browser app that gathers news and information on cryptocurrency, as well as events, airdrops, and podcasts, to keep users up to date on the technology. According to Opera, one of the goals of the Crypto Browser is to make web3 navigation as simple as Web 2. Users may visit web3 NFTs and decentralized apps, including 7,000 Polygon-supported services, using the Crypto Browser.
In a statement, Jorgen Arnesen, executive vice president of Mobile at Opera, stated, “Interest in Web3 is continuing to rise.” “The Opera Crypto Browser Project was created to make the Web3 user experience more accessible to mainstream consumers.” Web3 must be simple to use, according to Opera, in order to achieve its full potential and widespread acceptance.” Ad tracker, pop-up blocker, and cookie dialogue blocking are among the browser’s security features. Cryptojacking scripts are also blocked with bitcoin mining protection.
To address environmental concerns about blockchain’s high energy consumption, Opera said that it was working on integrating Ethereum Layer 2 solutions, which are designed to lessen the technology’s environmental effect. Opera revealed in February that Layer 2 has been incorporated into the Crypto Browser Android app. Layer 2 technology is also used in the iOS app. Today we have some wonderful news to share with you. Opera for Android is the first mobile browser to support the Ethereum Layer 2 Wallet. What gives that this is possible? Opera has partnered with DeversiFi, with StarkWare powering the integration.
In reality, this implies that OfA users will be able to deal directly with Ethereum Layer 2 and benefit from efficient, ultra-low transaction fees and immediate trading, making swaps 100 times faster and cheaper. Through DeversiFi’s decentralized exchange, the new solution provides Opera’s millions of users with low-cost, near-instant Defi capability. We can deliver inexpensive and quick transactions within our Opera for Android web wallet thanks to our connection with Ethereum Layer 2 exchange DeversiFi, which is powered by Starkware’s Layer 2 scaling technology.