You can now power your DeX without a dock also! This is one of the features that you will have in Galaxy Note 9. Now you do not have to spend over a hundred dollars to purchase a dock that would enable your Samsung flagship to power a desktop to get a wider experience of everything you love to watch on your mobile just by connecting to an external display tool i.e. PC or tab. The Galaxy Note 9 allows you to do this by using a simple USB-C to HDMI dongle. You can now purchase Samsung’s official USB-C to HDMI dongle for the Galaxy Note 9.
Samsung Selling USB-C to HDMI Dongle
This Samsung’s official USB-C to HDMI dongle can support up to UHD and 4K screens with 60Hz refresh rate. It is equipped with DisplayPort 1.2 standards and the HDMI 2.0 which is compatible with several Samsung devices that uses USB-C port. On all those devices, you can mirror the screen on the TV using this dongle. Right now the dock-less DeX experience is only limited to the Galaxy Note 9.
USB-C to HDMI Dongle is Optional
Although, it is not necessary to buy this specific dongle if you are happy using a DeX with a dock on the Galaxy Note 9. You can also use any USB-C to HDMI dongle to run DeX in the absence of a dock on the Galaxy Note 9. Your handheld device will notify you that it is recommended to use official Samsung accessories but it’s not compulsory and you are free to use DeX without it also.
If you happen to buy Samsung’s official USB-C to HDMI dongle, it is available for purchase right now from Amazon for $31.