Google's fixing poor tablet mode performance for the Pixel Slate and other Chrome OS devices
While the Pixel Slate is a welcome addition to Google's hardware lineup, there's one issue that holds it back from being as enjoyable to use as it should be — laggy performance when using it in tablet mode. Whether you're going through the multitasking menu or dragging two apps to be used side-by-side, these actions are met with an absurd amount of jank and laggy animations.
Thankfully, a fix is in the works for this.
As spotted by Chrome Unboxed, a bug report in the Chromium Gerrit from November 8 shows that Google's been aware of this issue and working on a fix for it. Per the report:
Google's given this bug a priority rating of 1, meaning it's one of the top concerns for the Chrome OS team right now.
It's unclear when exactly a fix will be ready, but here's to hoping it arrives sooner rather than later.
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Joe Maring was a Senior Editor for Android Central between 2017 and 2021. You can reach him on Twitter at @JoeMaring1.