What is Samsung DeX?

Last Update date : 2017.09.22

Samsung DeX  

What is Samsung DeX?

 

Samsung DeX is a new user experience that extends the functionality of your Android device to a desktop environment. Simply connect your Samsung DeX compatible device to an HDMI monitor with the Samsung DeX Station, and it will launch automatically.

 

Overview of Samsung DeX 

 

Overview 

 

Samsung DeX is an extension of Android OS Version 7.0 Nougat's Multi-Window mode. Additional code development has also been included by Samsung that adds extra features and integrates it with Samsung hardware, such as the Iris scanner.

 

There are no proprietary Samsung APIs needed to launch apps in Samsung DeX. Apps typically run as long as they adhere to Android's best coding practices.


Samsung DeX device requirements 

 

Samsung DeX device requirements

 

To run Samsung DeX, the following hardware and software requirements must be met.

Mobile Device: Samsung Galaxy S8 | S8+ | Note8

External Display: FHD (16:0 ratio) supported, HDMI display (Monitor, TV, Projector).

Peripherals: DeX Station, Genuine Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, Mouse & Keyboard (BT, USB or RF type).

OS: Android OS 7.0 (Nougat)

 

DeX Station

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