Samsung DeX permits your telephone to undertaking a desktop-like UI onto a bigger display screen, however the dock is relatively clunky. Samsung’s DeX revel in debuted final 12 months with the aforementioned chunky dock. There is now a brand new model of the DeX that is lighter, and you’ll be able to get the “DeX Pad” unfastened whilst you acquire a Galaxy S9 at the moment.
The DeX Pad has your telephone laying flat relatively than propped upright. It is simply 135g in comparison to 230g for the previous docking station. The pad has HDMI, USB, and USB Kind-C outputs, however the ethernet port from the previous DeX station has been dropped. With the previous docking station, you had to have a keyboard and mouse hooked up to get anything else accomplished. With the Pad, your telephone can act as a trackpad, which turns out like a to hand characteristic. Huawei does a an identical factor with the Mate 10 Professional in projected mode.
Just like the previous Dex dock, the DeX Pad has an built-in cooling fan to stop your telephone from overheating. The DeX device seems to be unchanged as neatly. Samsung is pushing the DeX Pad as a GS9 accent, however it’s going to paintings with the Galaxy S8 and Observe eight as neatly. They only want to be on Oreo. For a restricted time, you’ll be able to get the $99 DeX Pad unfastened whilst you order a Galaxy S9 or S9+ from Samsung’s web page. It is going to send on Might 13th.