RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – April 6, 2018 – 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 APIs, including the ability to disable apps, change the loading screen, add/remove shortcuts from the home screen, and set the screen timeout.
More information about the DeX Pad visit www.samsung.com/dex. Promotional details can be found on www.samsung.com/us/smartphones/galaxy-s9/buy/s/Device.
Samsung DeX Pad Spec
|Samsung DeX Pad|
|Connection Ports||2x USB-A 2.0
|Display Output||1600 x 900 HD+
1920 x 1080 FHD
2560 x1440 QHD
|Power||9.0V x 1.67A|
|Compatibility||Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8 Active, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
*requires Android 8.0 update
|Inbox Items||DeX Pad, HDMI cable, USB-C cable, Fast Charge Wall Charger|
|Dimensions, Weight||6.3 x 3.3 x 1.3”, 4.8oz|
*All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.
 DeX Pad will come with HDMI cable, wall charger and data cable. Use of original HDMI cable and charger included with DeX Pad is recommended. Accessories including monitor sold separately. To utilize DeX (Galaxy Desktop), either DeX Station or DeX Pad is required. Both are sold separately. Certain apps may not run or may require license (for purchase) on Samsung DeX.
 DeX Pad supports Galaxy S9/S9+ Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8 Active and Galaxy Note8 require Android 8.0 OS update.
 DeX Pad promotion with the purchase of a Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ on Samsung.com valid between 11:00 a.m. EDT April 9, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. EDT April 30, 2018.
 Promotions are subject to change.
 DeX Pad shipments expected to ship on May 13, 2018.
 Separate subscription and/or license needed for Citrix, VMWare and Amazon solutions
 Knox APIs available with Knox 3.1 and support for features varies depending on Enterprise Mobility Management solution