You can now buy Bitcoin with Apple Pay through Opera in the US
What you need to know
- Opera has just announced that you can now buy cryptocurrency through its browser using Apple Pay.
- It can be used to purchase both Bitcoin and Ethereum.
- The feature is now available in the US.
Opera has just announced that users can now buy Bitcoin and Ethereum through its browser using Apple Pay.
Announced today, the news states:
The service is now available. Opera was the world's first blockchain-enabled browser, featuring a built-in crypto wallet for both iOS and Android. The release further states:
The news means that users will get their accounts topped up in less than 30 seconds when paying with Apple Pay. Check out the video below!
Opera has said that it plans to introduce seamless crypto top-ups to more countries "very soon".
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