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

DeX Pad available for preorder in advance of May 13 retail and online launch

Samsung DeX Pad Delivers Desktop-Like Experience for Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ (Photo: Business Wire)

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--()--Samsung Electronics America, Inc. announced availability of the Samsung DeX Pad1 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 smartphone2. 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 starting today, and for a limited time3, a purchase of the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ on will include a free4 DeX Pad ($99.99 retail value)5.

“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 Amazon6. In addition, DeX gives enterprise IT admins enhanced customization and management tools through Knox APIs7, 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 Promotional details can be found on


Samsung DeX Pad

Connection Ports     2x USB-A 2.0


USB-C Charging

Display Output    

1600 x 900 HD+

1920 x 1080 FHD

2560 x 1440 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.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit For the latest Samsung news, please visit and follow us @SamsungNewsUS.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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1 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.

2 DeX Pad supports Galaxy S9/S9+ Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S8 Active and Galaxy Note8 require Android 8.0 OS update.

3 DeX Pad promotion with the purchase of a Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+ on valid between 11:00 a.m. EDT April 9, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. EDT April 30, 2018.

4 Promotions are subject to change.

5 DeX Pad shipments expected to ship on May 13, 2018.

6 Separate subscription and/or license needed for Citrix, VMWare and Amazon solutions.

7 Knox APIs available with Knox 3.1 and support for features varies depending on Enterprise Mobility Management solution.


Edelman (on behalf of Samsung Electronics America)
Jordan Guthmann, +512-634-3673


Edelman (on behalf of Samsung Electronics America)
Jordan Guthmann, +512-634-3673