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dakoop
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Default Keyboards

I can't seem to find a good one. I like to Swype and type both and haven't been able to find one that is good at both. Hoping someone has a well kept secret of keyboard knowledge.

Tried:
Swiftkey
Swype
Kii
Touchpal
Stock Google
Stock Samsung

And probably others
 
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I cycle between Google/Swiftkey and Thumb Keyboard

If swype+type is your main criteria my opinion is that Google Keyboard is as good as any of the options out there and is progressively getting better every update.

As a long time pro/beta user, I want SwifKey to be my default, but I always end up back with ThumbKeyboard.

It has the best split keyboard layouts and an indispensable row of user mappable keys.

As much as I like the other two, I find I miss the custom keys too much to offset the features of the others

One thing to keep in mind is each one is going to "feel" a bit different (spacing, heat maps etc). Spending a week with a keyboard will tell you more than a quick tryout will ( I speak from experience LOL)

In the end they are all good and in development, so it really just comes down to user preference.
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Sick Google has gotten better but no prettier
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