Best Keyboards for PlayStation 4 Android Central 2019

So, you want a keyboard to use with your PlayStation 4. If you want to use it with games, you should know that most only support them for sending messages to other players in-game, not for an alternative controller. Because of this, you don't need to go all-out on a fancy keyboard. A compact keyboard can sit next to you on the couch while you play games and is just as easy to pull into your lap for a quick message.

Mouse pad and keyboard: Jelly Comb Foldable Keyboard

Staff pick

This Jelly Comb is reliable, compact, and comes with a touchscreen mouse! Don't waste your time with a bulky keyboard, grab this easy-to-store option.

$33 at Amazon

Wireless and low priced: Logitech K380

If you're looking for a simple, wireless, compact keyboard that works and doesn't cost an arm and a leg, you might want to consider this one from Logitech.

$30 at Amazon

Slim and sleek: Macally Compact Keyboard

The tactile keys on this one offer a satisfying feel. Since drivers aren't needed, it's compatible with most devices, whether they run Apple or Windows.

$30 at Amazon

For small hands: MCSaite Super Mini Keyboard

Larger hands beware! This keyboard was built to take a beating, but it's incredibly small. It will survive a drop and stay out of the way when unneeded.

$25 at Amazon

Wireless with numpad: Logitech K800

If you like the K380 but you need just a little more, check out the K800. It doesn't brandish a bunch of bells and whistles but it does offer a numpad!

$60 at Amazon

All the bells and whistles: Redragon K552-BB

For some serious bang for your buck, look no further. This little mechanical keyboard with LED backlighting also comes with your choice of accessories.

$50 Amazon

Weigh out your options

When getting a keyboard for your PS4, you don't need to go all-out (unless you want to). While there are games that support a mouse and keyboard for control, most just allow you to use it for messaging in-game. You can use it for inputting passwords or doing searches, but it has limited capability.

Whatever keyboard you choose to use with your PS4, it should make your gaming experience better. There are plenty of great options ranging in budget, durability, size, and connectivity. Just make sure you weigh all the options and your own preferences. If you have larger hands you would probably be more comfortable with a full-sized keyboard like the Logitech K800 or the Redragon K552-BB bundle.

At the end of the day, you want to make sure you find the one that best fits your needs and wallet. The Jelly Comb is our favorite for the foldable features, compact size, and satisfying button clicks. Let's be real, though. All of these options are great so you can't go wrong with any of them!

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