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Can you use Samsung Dex with laptop?

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Just like what the title mentioned, anyone know if Samsung Dex will work with a laptop? I have an old Asus laptop that's getting so slow to the point that even words processing feel painful, I was wondering if I can just plug-in the phone and use it as the laptop main processing power.

 

Obviously, I don't have any Dex capable device to try this out. I am pretty sure it will work but my main concern is that whether I will be able to use the keyboard and trackpad on my laptop in Dex mode (if connected via USB.) It also has HDMI but I would really want to use the keyboard peripherial with the phone if possible. 

 

*In case you wonder, I am debating whether I should get S22 Ultra or a new laptop. My phone is fine and my laptop badly needs an upgrade but I also don't use the laptop a ton these days. Would give extra points to the Ultra if it can double as my laptop when needed

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37 minutes ago, e22big said:

I have an old Asus laptop that's getting so slow to the point that even words processing feel painful, I was wondering if I can just plug-in the phone and use it as the laptop main processing power. 

 

Obviously, I don't have any Dex capable device to try this out. I am pretty sure it will work but my main concern is that whether I will be able to use the keyboard and trackpad on my laptop in Dex mode (if connected via USB.) It also has HDMI but I would really want to use the keyboard peripherial with the phone if possible. 

You can't use your phone to use it as the main processing power on the laptop, desktop version of Dex doesn't work like that and it still needs Windows (if you're going to use it on Windows). And, obviously, if the laptop hits hard enough on your head for word processing, it would on the Dex too. Best of you can do is actually upgrade your laptop (either completely or change it's HDD to SSD, and increase the RAM).

 

Linus covers NexDock on the past (original one, and the touchscreen one) and I thought this is the most reasonable and good way of your use case instead of going for a new laptop. Check their website: https://nexdock.com

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6 minutes ago, TukangUsapEmenq said:

You can't use your phone to use it as the main processing power on the laptop, desktop version of Dex doesn't work like that and it still needs Windows (if you're going to use it on Windows).

 

Linus covers NexDock on the past (original one, and the touchscreen one) and I thought this is the most reasonable and good way of your use case instead of going for a new laptop.

Yeah I think I've watched those videos before but I don't really comfortable with the idea of basically by an empty laptop shelf to use a phone as a laptop. 

 

If it works with my existing hardware, sure but if not, I'll rather buy a phone and a laptop (just may be not both at the same time.) 

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