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Definition: smartphone keyboard

Although earlier BlackBerry smartphones had physical keyboards, all smartphones today use a touchscreen keyboard to enter text (see BlackBerry).

On most smartphone keyboards, pressing the space bar twice inserts a period and space to end the sentence. Touchscreen keyboards have their own screen symbols for key-press feedback and upper/lower case identification.

Tablet Keyboards
Like smartphones, all tablets have touchscreen keyboards, and they differ somewhat in their layout. External physical keyboards that work with a tablet have their own feel just like desktop computer keyboards can be vastly different. See virtual keyboard, predictive text, keyboard and thumb culture.