What is the unique difference between Samsung DeX feature with Mirroring and Side Sync?

Last Update Date : Mar 29. 2018

Samsung DeX supports the function to handle smartphones on a larger screen by connecting the smartphones to an external display and a keyboard /a mouse. The concept is to deliver a "PC-like Experience" that feels like using a PC, even if users are using smartphones.

 

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Difference from Mirroring:

 

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Feature name  

Explanation  

 Mirroring

 Showing the screen of smartphone as it is on the external monitor 
 (It displays the Smartphone UI on the large screen as it is)

Samsung DeX  

 Showing Desktop-like UI
 (Android UI -> Desktop-like UI)

 

NOTE: Notification appears when Galaxy S8/S8+ is connected to HDMI cable, and user can choose between mirroring or DeX.

  

Difference from Side Sync:  

 

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 Feature name

 Explanation

 Side Sync

 Showing the screen of a smartphone on a Windows PC.
 The purpose is to operate the smartphone on the PC or to transfer

 the file easily.

 Samsung DeX

 Providing a “PC-like” experience even without a PC, by connecting

 a smartphone to an external monitor and a mouse/ a keyboard.

 

 

 

 

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