Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users may now buy Ethereum (ETH) completely its browser wallet.

For reference, ETH is presently selling for $104.75 USD per coin in accordance with CoinMarketCap.

Buying Ethereum on Opera

To make Ethereum transactions possible using this method, Opera has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to grant the cash-to-crypto exchange.

Further, the browser is making life easier still by enabling payments with credit and debit cards. There are also implemented other payment networks which includes Sweden’s Swish.

According online browsing service, buying Ethereum on Opera should take “less than a minute.”

Limited Availability

Users should realize that, for now, the service is only available in Sweden, Norway,?and Denmark. There have been no mention about when the service might extend more than these The european union.

But citizens offered countries present an incentive to make use of the service; for one limited time, Safello will allow Swedish users a discounted fee of 2.5%, while Norway and Denmark users will receive a 5% discount.


As stated, the browser has partnered with crypto brokerage Safello, so users should purchase Ethereum on Opera. Safello is registered with?Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority. The broker will verify users who buy things by using the national citizen identity solution relative to whatever country a computer owner is from. In Sweden that is BankID, and in Denmark, it is NemID, for example.

Opera’s crypto product lead, Charles Hamel, declared the new service should increase crypto adoption:

“We imagine that the next important phase for crypto arrives from usage and therefore for it to arrive wider adoption, it has to be easy to buy and straightforward to use.”

Opera’s Built-in Wallet

Opera launched its new integrated crypto wallet in December 2019 . For Android devices, the wallet supports Ether and tokens who make use of?Ethereum’s ERC-20 standard. Further, it supports Ethereum-based dApps and crypto games like CryptoKitties.

The wallet is recognized as safer and even more efficient for Opera users simply because it allows them to?store and apply cryptos directly during the browser rather then have to install extensions or applications. Manage? Would you buy Ethereum on Opera?