Android smartphones have now fully delved into the touchscreen category with virtual keyboards to tap on. Only a handful now remain which make use of actual physical qwerty keyboards. But honestly, the addition of physical keypads makes the devices heavy and bulkier.
Below, I will provide you the list of TOP 5 Virtual Keyboards for Android which are popular and unique in their style! (By no means is this list given in countdown manner)
1. GO Keyboard
GO Keyboard is one of the best and popular keyboard on the android market with some amazing features right out of the box. Customize your keypad according to your needs! Has hundreds of themes made by the GO Dev Team.
- Predict in multiple languages and keyboard layouts
- Has accurate dictionaries
- Import contacts
- Support fantasy text output
- Support Emoji
- Support a variety of themes
- Smart to set skin and back ground
- Auto-memory and correct as you type
- Multi-point touch keyboard
- Support the slide input
2. SlideIT Keyboard
This pops out of the Keyboard army as Google Play’s Editor’s choice. Natively you can relate this keyboard with Swype technology used in Samsung phones. Instead of entering text by tapping on the keyboard letters, SlideIT keyboard eases texting by sliding a finger along the keyboard letters, while the words “magically” appear on the screen. Boasting about 30 themes, this one is definitely something to try out for!
3. Thumb Keyboard
This keyboard is a must have for all tablet and 4.3+ inch smartphones. This is most innovative keyboard which fully makes use of the opposable thumbs given to us. Besides a standard layout it has a new “split” layout for tablets and phones that makes thumb typing more natural and comfortable.
It also introduces a lot of useful and advanced functions that will improve your productivity and makes typing on your mobile device more fun. Has theme support, multi-touch, auto-correction and bigram word prediction.
4. Swiftkey X Keyboard
This keyboard includes everything that a stock keyboard lacks and fills it up in every nook and cranny. SwiftKey X understands how words work together, giving much more accurate corrections and predictions than other keyboards. Very sloppy typing will magically make sense, and SwiftKey X also powerfully predicts the word you may want next, making this a simple but very powerful keyboard app.
SwiftKey X learns as you use it to make typing easier and even more accurate over time, and you can also personalize it using your Gmail, Facebook, Twitter or blog posts. Yes, AI is coming into the keyboard scene.
5. Smart Keyboard PRO
Last but not the least, a keyboard for the minimalistic and simple-minded people out there. Smart Keyboard Pro is a fast multi-touch keyboard with multi-language support, skins, voice input, T9 and compact mode, Smart dictionary, custom Auto-Text, hard keyboard support, calibration, and many other appearance and prediction options.