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Opera Max souped up their tablet support, so now you save even more data
Back in the day when smartphones were really only kind of halfway-clever phones, Opera Mini became the go-to browser for many who were looking to cut through the hassle that was browsing the internet on a cellphone circa 2007. In the years since, Opera has continued to release mobile products that aim to be sleeker and leaner than the competition. Instead of focusing on bells and whistles, the company tends to build apps for data and RAM-concerned users. Their app Max is one of the best apps around for the data-conscious, and now video streaming on tablets just got kicked up a notch.
According to the company’s official release, you can now save as much as 50 percent of normal data usage on YouTube, and up to 60 percent on Netflix. That’s a serious slice of bandwidth we’re talking about, and Opera claims the quality is still pretty darn good. We’ve yet to give the new update a whirl on our tablets yet, but you can click the button below to download the latest version of Opera Max and see how everything looks yourself.
For those not in the know, what Max does is optimize most of the data moving to and from your smartphone or tablet. It works naturally on a slew of popular services like Chrome, Pandora, Netflix, Flipboard, Instagram, YouTube, and so on. Opera Max works quietly behind the scenes, but there are a collection of settings you can adjust if you start to feel like performance is taking a hit. Anyway, give the tablet version of the app a spin, then let us know what your thoughts are in the comments below.