Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced availability of the Samsung DeX Pad in the U.S. beginning May 13. Introduced alongside the award-winning Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, DeX Pad enables a desktop-like experience for the Galaxy smartphone. For those who are always on the go, the DeX Pad enables enhanced document editing, full-screen mobile gaming, PC-style multitasking and more for your Galaxy smartphone.
Consumers are able to pre-order DeX Pad on Samsung.com starting today, and for a limited time, a purchase of the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ on Samsung.com will include a free DeX Pad ($99.99 retail value).
“The Samsung DeX Pad bridges the gap between smartphone and desktop. With its desktop interface, and easy connection to a mouse, monitor, and keyboard, DeX Pad helps you get the most out of your favorite apps,” said Alanna Cotton, senior vice president, Samsung Electronics America. “DeX Pad is more than an accessory, it is reflective of our philosophy of mobile technology: innovative devices and services, working together seamlessly, to help consumers do more.”
DeX Pad empowers the mobile lifestyle by leveraging the power of your Galaxy smartphone. On a monitor, movies and mobile games instantly become more immersive, productivity gets amped up when users make the most of DeX optimized apps, and creativity knows no limits. DeX now features multi-resolution support, providing a choice of clear and vivid visual experiences from HD+ to WQHD (2K) resolutions so you can now play your videos on various partner applications like MX Player and VLC and view more content at a glance. In addition, phone calls, messages, and notifications are all readily accessible on the taskbar and the phone’s Infinity Display can be used as a virtual touch pad.
Samsung DeX for the Enterprise
Samsung DeX is also a powerful business tool, supporting secure virtual desktops and apps from Citrix, VMware, and Amazon. In addition, DeX gives enterprise IT admins enhanced customization and management tools through Knox APIs7, including the ability to disable apps, change the loading screen, add/remove shortcuts from the home screen, and set the screen timeout.