There have been loads of rumors and speculations regarding the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+. As the launch date draws closer, more information related to these devices surfaces online. This time, we are not talking about specs or hardware – those have long been covered. These smartphones will be launched with a device which is similar to Dex Station which came with Galaxy S8 and S8+. This Dex Station allows Galaxy S8/S8+ users to connect their smartphones with a monitor, keyboard, and mouse for a desktop-like experience. Similarly, the Galaxy S9/S9+ would come with the ‘Dex Pad’ which is slightly different from the Dex Station.
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The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently received Samsung’s trademark registration for Dex Pad. This registration affirms that the South Korean manufacturing giant will launch these smartphones with a new Dex accessory. Considering the name change, the new Dex accessory should come with slight changes from the former. Rumors have it that the Dex Pad works more like a wireless charging pad and users do not necessarily have to dock their phones. This accessory will definitely improve the overall performance of the Galaxy S9/S9+, however, there would be an additional cost for purchasing the Dex Pad which might turn off some users.