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The Google Pinyin Input is an input method (IME) optimized for typing Chinese on Android.

The app offers a variety of methods for fast and easy input of Chinese characters.
Key features:
- QWERTY Pinyin keyboard with gesture typing and intelligent correction
- 9 key Pinyin keyboard with gesture typing
- Stroke keyboard
- Full screen and half screen handwriting keyboard
- Latin keyboard
- Fuzzy pinyin
- Double pinyin
- Optimized UI for different screen sizes
- Voice input
- Themes

The app supports both simplified and traditional Chinese characters, as well as punctuation, emoticons, Latin characters and digits. Voice input is network-based in order to provide highly accurate matches.

Note: To be used on your Android device, the input method must be enabled in "Settings" → "Language & Input".

For typing Cantonese, you could download the Google Cantonese Input:
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.inputmethod.cantonese

For typing traditional Chinese by Zhuyin or Cangjie, you could download the Google Zhuyin Input:
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.inputmethod.zhuyin

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This release comes in several variants (we currently have 4). Consult our handy FAQ to see which download is right for you.

Variant
Arch
Version
DPI
4.5.1.164561151-armeabi-v7a APK
4511412
August 22, 2017
armeabi-v7a
Android 4.2+
nodpi
4.5.1.164561151-arm64-v8a APK
4511413
August 22, 2017
arm64-v8a
Android 4.2+
nodpi
4.5.1.164561151-x86 APK
4511414
August 22, 2017
x86
Android 4.2+
nodpi
4.5.1.164561151-x86_64 APK
4511415
August 22, 2017
x86_64
Android 4.2+
nodpi
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