Gboard could get a split keyboard for larger devices


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We use software keyboards on our smartphones all the time without much thought, but they don’t always work well on larger devices. Google may soon add one split keyboard for gboardhowever, in an attempt to better optimize it for tablets and foldables.

While Gboard works fine on devices with larger screens, it could be a lot better. What users currently see when using Gboard on a tablet is a stretched keyboard layout that makes it difficult to access all the keys. Instead of being able to type comfortably with two thumbs, users will most likely simply tap each key with their index finger, which is slower and less convenient.

Gboard's new split keyboard feature and setting, spotted in a rumored leak.
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