You can now get Swype on your Nokia N8 via the Ovi Store. Just type in 'Swype' on the Ovi search bar, click on the app, download, install, go to Swype settings and set it as default keyboard then reboot your smartphone.
Swype is a virtual keyboard input method that allows users enter a word simply by sliding a finger from letter to letter, lifting only between words. It uses error-correcting algorithms and language models to predict the intended word.
Here's a quick TP demo of Swype on Nokia N8 --
Nokia N8 is now available nationwide. The suggested retail price is PhP 23,690. To date, Nokia N8 features the most powerful camera ever put on a smartphone.