1. Opera Max - Android-based data management app
Opera Max (Android-based data management app) claims to reduce up to 60% of your data on all apps on the phone. It also streams videos on apps like Netflix and YouTube. Opera claims that you can watch an hour of Netflix video by consuming 150MB of data instead of usual 250MB. You can block access to mobile network and force Netflix to stream videos only when on WiFi.
2. Opera Mini - iOS
iPhone and iPad users can opt for Opera Mini browser. The browser helps you reduce your data consumption to up to 60%. The data saving mode also works while streaming videos on the device. Opera Mini is also available for Android smartphones. This lightweight browser is known for performance.
3. UC Browser - Android & iOS
UC Browser offers up to 80% of data saving on both Android and iOS. The company claims 20% faster browsing experience. All the data is routed through its cloud servers. The browser is quite popular on both Android and iOS.
4. Google Chrome - Android & iOS
Google Chrome for mobile has a feature that helps you save data. You can turn on this preloaded data compression engine in Chrome. Although the browser doesn’t offer as high data saving as Opera and UC Browser but, it’s still good enough. The feature is turned on by default in Android however, iPhone and iPad users need to turn it on by going to (Options > Settings > Bandwidth > Data Saver).
5. Google Chrome Data Saver Beta - PC
Chrome browser for desktop also offers data compression technology. You nee dot use an extension created by Google. The extension is available in Chrome store. However, this extension is still in beta stage. Users have reported that this feature helped them reduce 10% of data. Chrome is working on an engine that will help users save up to 70% of data.