New Year, New SwiftKey: Keyboard App is Now Faster and Smaller After Latest Update

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SwiftKey announced a big update for its keyboard app this morning, one that should have performance increased across the board by a whole lot.

According to its blog post that details the update, the keyboard should, on average, be 20% faster than other keyboard apps when loading and as much as twice as fast on first load after a phone restart. Additionally, the size of the app has been trimmed and upon internal testing, lag has been reduced by as much as 50% on most devices.

Here’s a look at the details.

That Freshness

  • SwiftKey is on average 20% faster loading than our closest competitor across a range of devices, and as much as twice as fast on first load after a phone restart.
  • SwiftKey has the smallest app install size on fresh install – without sacrificing features or functionality – on some devices this is as much as half the size.
  • Internal testing shows improved frame rendering, reducing lag by over 50%, even on older phones.

You can grab the latest update by following the Google Play link below. For more info on all of the work SwiftKey did to make it a better keyboard app, follow the other link.

Google Play Link

// SwiftKey



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