Swype Sets New World Texting Record with Samsung Galaxy S

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Swype is in the record books once again for breaking the record for fastest typing on a mobile device. This time it shattered the record with an Android device – the Samsung Galaxy S!

It took Melissa Thompson of Salford, England, 25.94 seconds to become the Guinness World Record holder for fastest typing on a phone.

The sentence for this particular record, as determined by Guinness, reads as follows:

“The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attack a human.”

This breaks a previous record set by Franklin Page of Seattle who typed the same sentence in 35.54 seconds earlier this year on a Windows Mobile 6.5 powered Samsung Omnia II. The new world record has not yet been officially approved by Guinness. If it does, then the Android powered Samsung Galaxy S will claim the title from its Windows Mobile Samsung contender.

Watch previous record holder, Franklin Page as he sets the record using Swype technology on the Samsung Omnia® II™:

Source: Mashable

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Salim Ibrahim
Salim is an Instructional Technologist and an e-learning Administrator for a University in the New England area. He enjoys making recommendations on various technology applications especially open source projects. Android devices have been on his most recommended list since he first purchased his T-Mobile G1 in March of 2009. He recently upgraded to the Samsung Vibrant from a T-Mobile MyTouch 3G. He wishes all smart phones were Android based.

  • Kenny

    Wow that’s a full 10 seconds..

  • http://www.androidspin.com Simon N. Walker

    Have any of you seen the speed they can text on “True Blood” ?

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