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Samsung DeX Pad Delivers Desktop-Like Experience for Galaxy S9/S9+

Samsung DeX Pad

Samsung New Zealand has announced availability of the Samsung DeX Pad from May 2018.

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.

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 favourite work and entertainment apps. Perfect for hot desking or changing business environments, DeX pad also works seamlessly with Microsoft Office 365 applications. 

 “We’ve listened to what our customers need to keep their workforce agile and productive, and the DeX solution paired with a Galaxy S9 or S9 + offers flexibility, powerful performance and the compatibility to enable more productivity. DeX Pad is the accessory that empowers businesses to work securely from anywhere, using their smartphone as their primary device. This echoes our commitment around innovating our devices and services to help consumers and businesses to do more,” 

said Todd Selwyn, Head of Mobile Product for Samsung New Zealand.

DeX Pad empowers the mobile lifestyle by leveraging the power of your Galaxy smartphone. On a monitor, video and presentations instantly become more immersive, and productivity gets amped up when users make the most of DeX optimised apps. 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.

virtual touch pad

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 customisation 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.

 The DeX pad will be available in New Zealand from mid May 2018, with an RRP of $179NZD. More information about accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 +, visit:

Samsung DeX Pad Specifications

Connection Ports

2x USB-A 2.0, HDMI, USB-C Charging

Display Output

1600 x 900 HD+, 1920 x 1080 FHD, 2560 x1440 QHD


9.0V x 1.67A


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

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