Google is reportedly working on a keyboard for the iPhone. It has been reported by The Verge citing sources familiar to the matter. The keyboard seems to be under works for quite some time as the report mentions that various Google employees are using the keyboard for months.

The keyboard is said to support gesture-based typing like SwiftKey and Swype keyboard apps. It is also said to have a dedicated Google icon which will help users to perform web searches with ease. There also buttons for performing images and GIFs search which is expected to be powered by Google Images.

The keyboard with inbuilt Google search functionality is said to be in making to boost mobile search for Google. At the moment, Google has not commented anything about such a keyboard and it is also not clear whether and when it will release for the public.