Opera Mini becomes world's most downloaded app

Independent app store GetJar has announced that the Opera Mini mobile browser has been downloaded more than 25 million times from its store.

GetJar claims this means the browser is the most downloaded app ever from any app store to date.

The latest version of Opera Mini (v4.2) has received nearly 7.5 million downloads since the beginning of the year on GetJar.

The stats are cross-platform with consumers using Java, Android, BREW, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile devices to download the mobile browser.