On Android smartphones you can install any third party keyboard to replace your existing keyboard and use it instead of original keyboard. But it was not possible on iOS till now. But with the introduction of iOS 8, Apple made it possible to install third party keyboards to use in place your current keyboard. Apple improved its existing keyboard with prediction support for communications with different people.
As iOS 8 supports third party keyboards now, Popular third party keyboard makers have confirmed that they are bringing their keyboard to iOS 8 very soon. Keyboard that are comming to iOS includes SwiftKey, Swype, Fleksy and Minuum. SwiftKey is the post popular keyboard on Android which gives to prediction of what you are typing. It learns how you chat with people and then predicts the next words automatically. Other Keyboards are also very popular among Android users and iOS users will be excited to see them.
It would be very beneficial for the third party companies as Tim Cook said in WWDC event that Apple has sold more than 800 million iOS devices. So launching their keyboards on iOS will give the companies a boost in market and profit.
Are to excited to use some new keyboards on your iPhone and iPad?