Chrome OS is more suitable than Android on tablet mode.
Chrome OS is an Operating System developed by Google six year ago, it uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. Chrome OS is preinstalled on Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, Pixelbook and other notebooks.
Chrome OS latest stable update 64.0.3282.144 was released on 31st of February, 2018 with most suitable and tablet-focused features.
This stable update include split-screen view for improved multitasking which can be easily activated by just taping on the flag, also now the Android apps can run in the background with efficiency. Lockscreen’s performance is also improved for better speed and reliability.
To protect the device from Spectre (speculative side-channel attack techniques) and Meltdown this version also include additional browser mitigations. The latest Chrome browser version 64 comes with improved pop-up blocker and preventing malicious auto-redirects for better security.
Android app compatibility on Chrome OS and touch-focused redesign are already been a great upgrade done by Google last year and now users can download apps from Google Play using VPN (Virtual Private Network).
Chrome OS is already being famous in most Hybrid/ convertible devices (laptop/ tablet mode) like Acer’s Spin. Google also working on merging certain aspects of Android and Chrome OS for making standard for all tablets, 2-in-1s and Chromebook laptops. And its built-in virus protection and better user accessibility may lead Chrome OS to takeover Android on tablet environment.
New features like screenshot shortcut in Chromebook with a 360-degree hinge which works similar to Android by pressing power and volume down button at the same time, showing a good sign for Chrome OS on tablet mode.
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