While the Chromium developers are busy preparing for the roll out of Chrome OS 55, the guys and gals of the Chrome for Android team have announced the official release of the Chrome 55 browser for Android.
The update, which will begin rolling out this week, contains the regular buffet of security updates and stability fixes. With it comes a few new features as well as some much anticipated performance enhancements.
Some of the new features include the ability to download content within Chrome for offline viewing and the ability to share your downloads from the browser.
Here’s a list of some of the new goodies you will find in the latest update.
- Easily download music, videos, and even full web pages for viewing offline
- View and share your downloads within Chrome
- See misspelled words highlighted in text fields
- Improvements to contextual search UI
You can find the official release notes on the Chrome release blog in the link below. Expect to see the update in the Google Play Store in the coming days.
Chrome 55 for desktop made its way to the Stable channel late last week and with the release of 55 for Android it should be just a matter of days before we see the official release of Chrome OS 55. Check back for the latest updates and see what’s in store next for Chrome and Chrome OS.