Samsung has announced DeX with the launch of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. Samsung DeX” is a Galaxy S8 dock that makes your phone into a desktop. DeX means “Desktop Experience,” is Samsung’s new dock particularly designed for the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smart phones. DeX is the desktop dock system available along the side of Galaxy S8 which convert your phone in your pocket into a PC like experience on the big screen.
DeX Design and Connections
When closed, it appears like a hockey puck. The dock connects to an HD screen through HDMI and to a mouse and keyboard through either Bluetooth or USB. There is no need to rely on the phone’s WI-FI.
The DeX features the following connections:
- 2x USB 2.0
- USB Type-C
It’s a plug and play. You should not have to do anything to set it up.
Benefits of Samsung DeX
1.Leave Your Computer Behind
Samsung DeX can turn any place into a workplace because it allows you to connect your galaxy S8 or S8+ to a monitor, keyboard and mouse for a desktop experience.
2.Enjoy a Desktop Experience
Samsung Dex provides you a Desktop Experience. Just connect your phone to DeX station to use apps, review documents and set or check notifications.
3.Be a Powerhouse of Productivity
By Samsung DeX, some things like sending an email, bolding text, etc. can be done by clicking a mouse or a punch of keys.
4.Keep Using Your Phone
Your phone is still a phone even when it’s plugged into the workstation. Phone calls, text messages and settings are all accessible from your monitor taskbar.
5.Take Your Apps to Desktop Mode
Use Samsung DeX to make your apps more desktop-like. Same emails, files and photos on your phone are accessible in a desktop environment.
- According to Samsung website, the Dock will retail for $149.99 in the US.
- It is scheduled to ship in late April.