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Chinese handwriting input available in Kindle HDX now?


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Initial post: Feb 2, 2014, 1:22:26 AM PST
Rudy L. Tang says:
I'm thinking about buying a Kindle HDX but having concern of the lack of built-in handwriting Chinese input like other tablets. Can anyone tell me if the glitch has been fixed? Today is Feb-01-2014

TP Kid

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 1:38:39 AM PST
Rudy - The Fire HDX has a standard Simplified Chinese keyboard. You can also download keyboards for Chinese (Taiwan) and Chinese (Hong Kong SAR China).

If there is a handwriting app that you're wanting to use, you'd need to see if the app accepts Chinese input. If it doesn't you need to contact the app developers about that.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 1:53:20 AM PST
Rudy L. Tang says:
Thank you, Pineapple. Did you mean it allows only input from keyboard, not from handwriting directly on the tablet? I'm looking for something similar handwriting input on the Samsung Galaxy...

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 2:03:22 AM PST
CBRetriever says:
these are the closest things I could find, but they're not for taking notes

Hanzi Recognizer

常用漢字筆順辞典

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 2:33:39 AM PST
Dragi Raos says:
I think that this handwriting recognition app is Samsung's own - a coworker demonstrated it to me just two days ago.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 2:54:09 AM PST
This one also accepts Traditional and Simplified Chinese:

Handrite Notes Notepad Pro

There may be others in the Appstore:
http://smile.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_2_11?url=search-alias%3Dmobile-apps&field-keywords=handwriting+recognition+app&sprefix=handwriting%2Cmobile-apps%2C357

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 2, 2014, 2:57:22 AM PST
I think you're correct. I know Samsung Galaxy Note has a built in handwriting recognition tool.

Posted on Sep 30, 2014, 12:57:00 AM PDT
BW says:
all smartphones and tablets running Apple IOS, Android or Window come with Chinese "handwriting" input methods except Amazon's, Amazon still only offers Pinyin methods but other brands can have both Pinyin and handwriting input methods, wait to see when Amazon can fix it,
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