Nyko PlayPad a universal joystick for smartphones and tablets

Nyko which is known for manufacturing game accessories and computer peripherals and this time it has scored a pair of new devices aimed at tablets, in this case we are talking about joystick Nyko PlayPad and PlayPad Pro. Their main difference is versatility and functionality that goes beyond just gaming use. The company is focusing on the Android platform and the device based on SoC NVIDIA Tegra , such as Google Nexus 7 or HTC One X +. The announced controllers are also compatible with other gadgets and the platform iOS.

Nyko PlayPad
The difference between Nyko PlayPad and PlayPad Pro is only in the form of sticks, the first model is more compact, and the latter in the form of more like a traditional game controller. With smartphones and tablet accessories are connected via Bluetooth. For their work requires OS Android 3.0 and newer. In the case of iOS games are supported iCade.

In addition to the joystick is possible to configure the device to mouse mode or the keyboard and assign gaming authorities the right buttons. The devices have four shifts, four standard gaming buttons, a pair of analog sticks and cross. There is also a few extra buttons and lever switch modes. Cost of Nyko PlayPad and PlayPad Pro is identical – $ 40.