Originally Posted by callummr
Why would you need multitouch? :/
It already is multitouch, but anyway, to answer this question - multitouch allows you to type faster - if it weren't multitouch, a keystroke may not be registered to the correct key if you're hammering away at the virtual keyboard because the phone won't know which key to register the keypress to, especially if they keys are next to each other.
Current phone: HTC One - Silver/White (32GB)
Current tablet: Google Nexus 7 (32GB - CA0)