What is Samsung DeX?

Last modified : Mar 06. 2018
What is 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.

What is Samsung DeX?


Samsung DeX is an extension of the 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.

What is Samsung DeX?

Samsung DeX device requirements

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


    ● Mobile Device: Samsung Galaxy S8 | S8+ | S9 | S9+ | Note8

    ● External Display: FHD (16:9 ratio) supported, HDMI display (Monitor, TV, Projector).

    ● Peripherals: DeX Station, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charger, Mouse & Keyboard.

    ● OS Version: Android OS Version 7.0 (Nougat) - Android OS Version 8.0 (Oreo)

What is Samsung DeX?

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