Microsoft's Xbox Chatpad is a useful controller accessory that lets you type faster than you ever could with the controller itself, but is it worth buying when USB keyboards and the free software SmartGlass is available? Here's our take.
The Chatpad is a tiny keyboard that plugs directly into standard or Elite Xbox One controllers, allowing you to input text directly from the controller on Xbox One or Windows 10. It also functions as a Stereo Headset Adapter and even comes with an Xbox One headset. If you do a lot of typing in Xbox One games or apps, this is one accessory you'll definitely want to consider. Find out...
Microsoft's official Xbox One Chatpad is now on sale at Microsoft Store for $34.99. The site warns there are "limited quantities" of the hardware keyboard add-on that connects to the bottom of the Xbox One controller.
The Nyko Type Pad is a small wireless keyboard that plugs into the Xbox One controller. It features a unique analog nub for navigation, dedicated shortcut buttons, and glow-in-the-dark keys. But does this accessory have what it takes to compete against Microsoft's official Chatpad? Read our detailed review with video to find out!