“Samsung Dex” is a Galaxy S8 dock that makes your phone into a desktop


Samsung brought a few different accessories to the launch party for the Galaxy S8 this morning. One, Samsung Dex, is the latest in a long line of products that promise to let you replace your desktop computer with your phone.

Samsung hasn’t announced pricing or a release date, and most of what we know comes from Samsung’s presentation. The dock is small and circular, includes two USB ports and an HDMI port, and it is powered via USB-C (same as the S8 itself). The Verge reports that there’s a small cooling fan inside the dock that presumably keeps the phone from throttling too much, enabling more desktop-y performance.

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Source:: Arstechnica – Gadgets