These are some of the best chatpads you can grab for PS4

Navigating a virtual keyboard with a controller is as annoying as it is time consuming. If you want to message your best friends or happen to browse Netflix and YouTube a lot, it might be best to pick up a chatpad. With any of these physical keyboards that connect directly onto your controller, you can search the storefront or message your friends with ease.

Rechargeable batteries

Collective Minds – CHATBOOST for PlayStation 4

Collective Minds’ chatpad features a backlit keyboard, headset port, USB charging port, and comes with two rechargeable batteries. The downside is that it can take several hours to fully charge.

$16 at Amazon

Popular choice

Gamers Digital Mini Bluetooth Keyboard Chatpad for PS4

The choice for most gamers is this bluetooth chatpad. It may not feature a backlit keyboard, but its reviews alone speak for its quality. Its built-in battery pack can be recharged while the controller is in use and features an on/off switch to conserve battery life.

$23 at Amazon

Cheap alternative

LED Chatpad Keyboard – Backlit & Wireless

Chatpads tend to be cheap, and this is one of the cheapest you’ll find. That doesn’t mean it’s bad, though. With no need for any extra wires and boasting an easy set-up, this LED chatpad is quite the appealing purchase.

$15 at Amazon

Higher cost

ETTGear Wireless Keyboard Gamepad Bluetooth Chatpad

One of the more expensive chatpads on the list, the ETTGear Wireless Keyboard Gamepad another popular choice among gamers and features a transmission range of 8 to 10 meters, perfect for your office or living room.

$27 at Amazon

Soft buttons

Whiteoak PS4 Keyboard – Wireless Mini Backlit Chatpad

The Whiteoak PS4 Keyboard also supports a transmission range of 8 to 10 meters, but it features softer buttons than some of the others on this list, which could make or break your purchasing decision depending on your preferences.

$19 at Amazon

Reliable brand

Nyko Type Pad Keyboard for PlayStation 4

Nyko’s made a name for itself selling quality peripheral accessories, and its chatpads are certainly included in that list. What’s unique about this one is that it sports dedicated “@” and “.com” button shortcuts along with a small analog stick in the upper right corner that can be used as a tab key for navigation.

$19 at Walmart

You have your pick of whichever chatpad you prefer, but we’d recommend the Nyko Type Pad Keyboard for its brand name and its dedicated buttons. If those don’t interest you, then the Gamers Digital Mini Bluetooth Keyboard Chatpad is the way to go for its popularity and reviews, so long as you can live without a backlit keyboard.