The problem with smart TVs is their lack of proper input controls. Sure, there is a remote control which is great for switching channels and adjusting the volume, but part of the appeal of a smart TV is its ability to do more, such as browse the web, watching streaming videos, and more, some of which will require a keyboard input.

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If you’re the type that can’t stand to use the remote for typing in search items, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Logitech has since announced the K600 TV Keyboard. This is a keyboard designed for smart TVs and it will also come with a touchpad and a D-pad, meaning that you’ll get full control over your smart TV.

According to Logitech, “The keyboard includes an accurate touchpad and D-pad so you can really use the web browser of the TV, enter text to search for the content you want to watch, and navigate media content in your favorite video and streaming applications. With a 15-meter wireless range, the K600 TV Keyboard provides a reliable connection, even in the largest living rooms. Logitech Easy-Switch also makes it easy to curate your entertainment from multiple sources with the tap of a button, whether you want to type on a Smart TV, PC or mobile device.”

That being said, the keyboard might not necessarily work with all models. For those who are interested, you can check compatibility via Logitech’s website. If it does work with your model, the K600 will be also be available via Logitech’s website for $70.

Filed in Gadgets. Read more about Keyboards and Logitech.

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