Samsung has officially announced its latest flagship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, at a global launch event in New York.

Featuring a host of updates to the TouchWiz user interface that sits over the top of Android 4.2.2, it has been confirmed that SwiftKey is powering the keyboard. 

"Following our great success with the SwiftKey 4 launch last month, we are excited to confirm that Samsung has chosen SwiftKey’s innovative keyboard technology to be at the heart of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4" said Dr Ben Medlock, co-founder and CTO of SwiftKey.

"This is fantastic progress for our vision of bringing the best touchscreen typing experience to as many people as possible."

READ: Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S4 review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 features a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 Super AMOLED display and houses a 1.6GHz octo-core processor and 2GB of RAM and yes, has the option for storage expansion via microSD.

ee.co.uk - PAY MONTHLY PHONES The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is now available on EE who have been awarded the UK’s best network for the fifth year running. RootMetrics tested the four UK networks and EE was faster and more reliable than all of them, with better data performance. Their network has come a long way since they launched in 2012. Back then they had 11 UK cities covered by 4G. Today they cover most of the UK’s land mass, thanks to 19,000 state-of-the-art 4G sites. They’ve got faster, too – from 50Mbps to a maximum speed of 400Mbps. And they’re soon to experience even greater possibilities with the launch of 5G.