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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 USB-C to HDMI dongle for DeX access launched on Amazon

Samsung USB-C to HDMI adapter supports UHD and 4K resolution streaming at 60Hz refresh rate.

  • Published: September 10, 2018 1:45 PM IST
Samsung USB Type-C to HDMI dongle

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 might not come across as a sizable upgrade compared to the Galaxy Note 8, but it does come with a few interesting features, one of which is the DeX support. The feature allows the smartphone to offer a PC-like experience when connected to a TV or a monitor. While other Samsung flagships do support this feature, the company this time around has changed the way it works. Now, users do not require a unique dock to get access to the DeX experience. Instead a single USB-C to HDMI cable will allow users to make the move to a bigger screen. And now, Samsung has released its official dongle for purchase as well.

Spotted by GSMarena, the Samsung USB-C to HDMI adapter is currently available on Amazon for $31, which is approximately Rs 2,240. While it seems reasonable, users can still invest in a third-party cable if they are not very keen on using the Samsung’s original accessory.

The Amazon listing boasts the adaptor to feature HDMI 2.0 and Display Port 1.2 standards. It also supports UHD and 4K resolution at 60Hz refresh rate. Besides getting access to the DeX experience, the cable can also be used for simply mirroring the smartphone screen on a bigger display.

Watch: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 First Look

Launched last month, the Galaxy Note 9 went on sale in India on August 24 for a price of Rs 67,900 for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant and Rs 84,900 for the 8GB RAM/512GB storage option. The smartphone features a 6.4-inch QHD+ (1440 x 2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display and comes powered by Exynos 9810 octa-core SoC. It also features dual 12-megapixel camera sensors at the back and an 8-megapixel camera up front. The smartphone comes coupled with an all new S Pen, which now supports Bluetooth and can also be used to trigger some remote functions on the smartphone. The device is also backed by a massive 4,000mAh battery and is currently available through both online and offline stores.

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  • Published Date: September 10, 2018 1:45 PM IST