Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

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Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Just today, Opera Software has released its first quarter results for this year and as seen in the slides below, the following year was quite good for the Norwegian browser maker.

Financial Highlights

- Total revenue (MUSD): 46.9 (1Q12) vs. 36.7 (1Q11)
- Opera Mini users: 31.1 million in March 2012, vs. 13.6m in March 2011, up 129%
- 168.8m users of Opera Mini in March
- 270 million+ people using Opera browsers every month
- Mobile Consumer revenue up 253%+ in 1Q12 vs. 1Q11
- Mobile Publishers & Advertisers revenue up 303% in 1Q12 vs. 1Q11

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Not bad, is it?

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  1. BS-Harou says:

    - Opera Mini users: 31.1 million in March 2012, vs. 13.6m in March 2011, up 129%

    You mean Opera Mobile right?

    • I was also confused by this, their report says Mini.

      Edited to Mobile

      • Кostadin says:

        Combined IMHO – ‘In March 2012 Opera recorded a year-on-year surge of over 500% in the number of Opera Mobile/Mine users on Android to three million.’

      • Cousin333 says:

        No, it really is Mini.

        Mini basically comes in two flavor. One that you download, for example from Google Play or opera.com. The other is the mobile operator branded version, that usually comes pre-installed. Opera want to shift the user-balance toward the latter with many contracts across the globe (operator branded Mini, usually with some kind of cheap net packages, Opera’s news channel is full of these announcements) because obviously it pays more. Currently the vast majority got his Mini directly, but as these numbers suggest, Opera is quite successful in transforming them to be users of a mobile operator branded Mini.

        • Cousin333 says:

          OK, I missed the point in my last post… So these numbers mean the operator-branded(!) Mini users, who are still minority compared to all Mini users, but quickly catching up.

  2. Jorjy27 says:

    Happy to see my favorite browser is doing great. :-)

  3. isra says:

    Question: When we see browsers usage stats, and we always see Opera at the bottom (with less than 2%), does it include mobile browsers usage? Because I see Opera Mini/Mobile stats growing each month, but it doesn’t seem to affect those statistics.

  4. Marc says:

    I love Opera.  It makes me happy to know that it is doing well financially.

  5. Max Renn says:

    Go Opera. It’s my default desktop browser and the one I use on my mobile. Great software!

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