Fleksy, one of the popular third-party keyboard replacements for Android, has announced that it has a new partnership with ZTE. With this, ZTE will begin preloading the Fleksy keyboard on its phones, offering users a highly customizable experience right out of the box. While this isn't the first time we've seen keyboard makers partner with device manufacturers, this is the first partnership for Fleksy.

This new partnership will bring the full Fleksy experience to ZTE phones, like the theme builder to personalize it to your liking, quick and easy access to tons of emoji and GIFs and much more.

Press release:

Fleksy partners with ZTE, bringing a great text input option to ZTE customers worldwide!

San Francisco, CA, December 17, 2015 -- Fleksy, holder of the Guinness World Record for typing, announces a new partnership with ZTE, a global manufacturer of smartphones and mobile devices.

Fleksy, which provides a unique and powerful user interface, will be providing more than just an award-winning typing experience to ZTE users, it will also bring rich content to users' finger tips all around the world. Rich content includes thousands of GIFs, stickers and emoji for every occasion.

Partnering with ZTE, one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in China, further extends Fleksy's international distribution.

"We're committed to delivering a faster and more expressive input experience for users across the globe," said Kosta Eleftheriou, CEO and Founder of Fleksy. "ZTE is one of the world's leading device manufacturers, and we're pleased to bring Fleksy to their users."

"At ZTE, we are constantly listening and working with both our consumers and partners to enhance our smartphone feature offerings." said Adam Zeng, CEO of ZTE Mobile Devices at ZTE Corporation. "As such, we are delighted to work with Fleksy to incorporate their award winning user typing interface to give our end users the best possible smartphone experience."

Fleksy's recently launched custom theme builder, which gives users the ability to customize their keyboard with photos, colors, and effects, will also be included in the integration. Allowing ZTE users to make the keyboard look and feel exactly how they like and change it up as frequently as they want.