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Samsung DeX is open for pre-orders at a price of $149

DeX is the company's desktop transformation tool for turning a Galaxy S8 or S8+ into a desktop computer

By Lana Jelic on Mar 31, 2017 01:25 pm CDT - 1 min, 5 secs reading time

With the reveal of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung has introduced a new hardware and software solution named DeX.

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DeX is the company's desktop transformation tool for turning a Galaxy S8 or S8+ into a desktop computer.

DeX allows you to hook up a keyboard, mouse, monitor and other USB peripherals to the $149 hub and then dock your phone to it. You can also pay an extra $10 to get rapid charging capability. Also, it has a fan to keep your phone cool while you're using it for heavy productivity tasks.

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Read also: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: Everything you need to know

DeX is now up for pre-order on Samsung's website at a price of $149, with a shipping date of late April.

Lana Jelic

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Lana Jelic

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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