Samsung DeX and Supported Plugable Products

Samsung DeX Plugable Products

Samsung’s Desktop eXperience (aka Samsung DeX) lets you connect your supported Samsung device to a keyboard, mouse, and external monitor for a desktop-like experience. While DeX has been released for some time, DeX mode was previously restricted to Samsung-branded docks. Now, Samsung has opened DeX functionality to a broader array of products allowing for a more comprehensive range of connection possibilities. Plugable has been actively researching and testing our docks, hubs, adapters, and cables for DeX compatibility. We are happy to announce several products that will help provide you with the flexibility and creativity to tailor your mobile desktop experience to your specific workflow environments. We have split up these products into five categories below.

If you would like to learn more about how to setup and integrate your DeX eneabled device with our products, we provide a helpful article that steps through this process with one of our popular dock stands (the UDS-7IN1) here: Setting up your Samsung DeX compatible device with the UDS-7IN1

USB-C Docks with DeX Support

Plugable USB-C Tablet / Phone / iPad Stand with Docking Station, 100W Charging

  • A foldable, compact stand that provides stability and easy viewing for your device
  • Eight ports from HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, Audio, 2x USB-C for power and connection to host, SD and micro SD
  • Portable and compact so you can store the dock in a laptop bag or backpack
  • Space grey design 
  • On the go platform for mobile journalists, content creators, social media developers, and more 

Introducing the UDS-7IN1 docking station designed to integrate with your Samsung DeX experience enabled device. A versatile docking station compatible with supported DeX devices such as the S series phones like the S23 and S24, Galaxy foldable phones, and S series Tablets. With two high-speed USB 3.0 (5Gbps) ports, a Micro SD card reader with transfer speeds of up to 104 MB/s, and a 3.5mm audio jack, the UDS-7IN1 ensures seamless data transfer and multimedia connectivity with your DeX device. In addition, the UDS-7IN1 supports an HDMI 1.4 video port at 4K 30Hz resolution, delivering crisp visuals for an immersive viewing experience. Plus, with its 100W USB-C Power Delivery 3.0 capability, you can charge your DeX device while enjoying all the benefits of enhanced connectivity and functionality.

Plugable USB-C Phone Cube Docking Station with 15W Charging (UD-CUBE-15W)

  • Requires a Samsung DeX compatible device with a USB 3.1 Type-C port; Compatible with devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, S10, Note 9 and Tab S4.
  • Compact size with detachable USB-C cable making it ideal for clutterless workstations while portable for travel
  • Three total USB Type-A ports; One USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports on the rear
  • Wired gigabit network connectivity via one RJ45 Ethernet port
  • Rapid Charging of the phone with up to 15W of power
  • Maximum DeX resolution of 1920×1080 (1080p)

Meet Plugable’s first phone dock, the UD-CUBE-15W. Transform your Samsung DeX capable device into a full-fledged desktop PC with the mobile UD-CUBE-15W that’s smaller than your smartphone. With the Phone Cube, drive an external HDMI display, enjoy access to three USB ports for your USB peripherals such as your keyboard and mouse, maintain a gigabit wired Ethernet connection, while keeping your phone charged with 15W of power — all through a single high-speed USB-C connection.

USB-C Hubs with DeX Support

USB-C 7-IN-1 Hub With Ethernet, 100W Charging

  • 7-in-1 Expansion—Transform a single USB C or Thunderbolt port into a 7-in-1 USB-C hub with 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x 4K HDMI, 1x Gigabit Ethernet port, 1x SD card reader, 1x microSD card slot, and 1x USB-C Power Delivery charging port
  • 4K HDMI Display—The 4K USB-C to HDMI adapter can push your creativity to the next screen with resolutions up to 4K 60Hz. The sturdy and compact metal construction means the USB Type C hub packs perfectly into a pack
  • High-Speed Data and Charging—USB 3.0 ports for fast 5Gbps data transfer, SD and Micro SD card slots for versatility, and 100W USB-C pass-through charging means charging at max speed (not all laptops support USB-C PD)
  • Reliable Performance—Use all the ports at once or one at a time, this Type-C Thunderbolt 3 hub has simultaneous port functionality and intelligent power handling. So no overdrawing power, screen flicker, or port problems common in other USB hubs

Through a single connection, make space for your preferred peripherals. The Plugable USBC-7IN1E lets you connect an extra 4K HDMI monitor, two USB devices like a mouse and keyboard, wired Gigabit Ethernet, SD or microSD cards, and 100W charging.This compact and ruggedly constructed USBC-7IN1E hub is engineered to fix the issues most commonly associated with USB hubs. With the latest, updated chipsets, you can expect a more reliable DisplayPort over USB-C signal, which means no more flickering screens. It also means intelligent power handling, which prevents overdrawing power. But most importantly, this hub supports consistency in port functionality so you can use all of the ports at the same time.

USB-C 7-IN-1 Hub, 100W Charging

  • 7-IN-1 USB C Dock—Enhance your setup by turning a single USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 / 4 port into 7 ports. USB C hub multiport adapter adds 3 USB 3.0 ports, 1 4K HDMI, 1 SD card reader, 1 microSD card slot, and 1 USB-C Power Delivery charging port
  • 4K HDMI Display—4K USB C to HDMI Adapter can drive an external monitor to stream video and multitask (up to 4K 30Hz resolutions). The Thunderbolt 4 hub's compact and portable design makes it easy to extend your screen space whether you're working from home or in the office
  • High Speed Data & Charging—Transfer data with a USB 3.0 (5Gbps) port. SD and microSD card slots offer versatile access. Powered USB C hub offers 100W pass-through charging for USB-C power adapters (not all laptops support USB-C PD)
  • Reliable Expansion—Unlike other USB hubs, this Type-C Thunderbolt 3 hub offers simultaneous port functionality, laptop protection, and an updated chipset. No need to worry about overdrawing power, Display flakiness, and other common issues

Connect your essential workstation peripherals to your laptop with a single, compact USB-C hub. The Plugable USBC-7IN1 is the perfect companion to connect an external 4K HDMI monitor, USB peripherals like a mouse, keyboard and flash drive, SD or microSD cards, and provide power to the laptop all through a single USB-C connection back to your laptop. Optimized through extensive testing and years of product development, the multiport adapter was designed by Plugable to fix the problems most commonly mentioned by real customers. Building on the latest technology, the USBC-7IN1 provides a more reliable DisplayPort over USB-C connection, consistency in port functionality, less risk of overdrawing power, and protecting the laptop when using pass-through charging.

PLUGABLE 4-IN-1 USB-C HUB WITH 4K HDMI, 100W CHARGING

  • Power and Ports—The grab-and-go 4 port USB hub for folks who need power and portability. HDMI adapter offers a convenient connection for a 4K monitor, 1x USB (10Gbps), 1x USB 2.0. 1x USB-C combo port with 100W Power Delivery and 10Gbps data transfer
  • 4K HDMI—Extend to a 4K monitor via USB-C to HDMI at up to 60Hz. HDMI 2.0 with HDR support lets you see your content in bolder, brighter colors when you connect an HDR-capable screen to your laptop, tablet, and some phones
  • USB-C for Data and Charging—This USBC hub offers a dual function USB-C port for up to 100W pass-through charging and 10Gbps data transfer. Data and power on the same USB-C port for maximum flexibility is actually pretty rare on a hub of this size
  • Works With—The USB-C Hub is compatible with Windows 10 and newer, macOS 11+, and ChromeOS. Basically anything with a Thunderbolt, USB4, or a full-featured USB-C port

The Plugable USBC-4IN1 dongle offers some incredibly advanced features you don’t typically find in a hub, like a USB-C port capable of 100W charging and 10Gbps data transfer speeds — at the same time.Here’s another area where the USB C adapter excels, extending your display. This USB C to HDMI adapter lets you experience a crisp, clear picture, up to 4K 60Hz. It also offers deeper and more vibrant colors thanks to HDR support.This USB Type-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter is more than an HDMI hub. The convenience continues with a 10Gbps USB port, and a USB 2.0 port so you always have a spot for your legacy peripherals. And on the surface of this portable USBC adapter, a sturdy aluminum case facilitates heat dissipation.

Plugable USB-C 11-IN-1 Hub with Ethernet, 100W Charging

  • 11-in-1 Hub—Featuring 2x 4K 60Hz HDMI ports, 100W pass-through charging, 1x USB-C, 3x USB 3.0, SD and MicroSD slots, the Plugable 11-in-1 USBC hub with Gigabit Ethernet, gives you everything you need to work, how you want, where you want
  • Dual 4K USB C Hub—2x HDMI ports for easy screen expansion. On Windows and Chrome computers, extend your desktop across two screens at up to 4K 60Hz. On Mac, add one extended 4K 60Hz display or two mirrored displays
  • Ports and Power—Everything for work at your desk or on the road, 1x USB-C, 3x USB 3.0, SD/MicroSD, 3.5mm Audio Jack, Ethernet, and use your laptop's USB-C power adapter to take advantage of up to 100W USB-C pass-through charging to stay powered up all day
  • Compatibility—USB C docking station compatible with Windows 10 and newer (Thunderbolt 4 or DP 1.4 over USB-C required for 2x 4K60Hz output), macOS 11+, and ChromeOS. Mac computers only support one extended display or two mirrored displays when using this hub

Is it a hub or something more? The USBC-11IN1E Hub from Plugable is packed with the features you’d expect from a docking station. Features like 100W USB-C pass-through charging, dual 4K 60Hz-capable HDMI ports, 3x USB 3.0 (5Gpbs) ports, a USB-C (5Gpbs) port, SD and microSD card slots, and a 3.5mm audio port. Heck, it even has Gigabit Ethernet (1Gbps) because you can’t always count on the wifi around here. Despite being flush with features, it’s still small enough to toss in your bag and take it to-go. Perfect for commuting to and from a hybrid office.

Mini-Dock with DeX Support

  • Small and portable adapter convenient for on-the-go professionals
  • USB bus powered; No extra power supply required
  • HDMI 1.4 output for mirroring or extending your desktop to an external monitor
  • One USB 3.0 Type-A port
  • Charge your phone with an external USB-C charger for pass-through
  • Maximum DeX resolution of 3840x2160 @ 30Hz

The Plugable USBC-MD103 adapter is a great option for when simplicity and mobility are key. Simply connect the USBC-MD103 adapter to the Samsung device, connect an HDMI cable to the adapter, and you’re good to go. The USBC-MD103 comes with a USB 3.0 Type-A port in case a mouse, keyboard, or storage device might be needed. And if charging is a must, you can connect an external USB-C charger to the USB-C port on the USBC-MD103 adapter for pass-through charging.

USB-C Video Cables with DeX Support

Plugable offers a variety of USB-C video cabling options to directly connect your Samsung device to a HDMI, DisplayPort, or VGA moinitor. Perfect for when a simple DeX display option is required.

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Description
USB-C to HDMI 2.0 6 ft
USB-C to DisplayPort
USB-C to VGA
Cable Length
6 ft/2M
6 ft/2m
6 ft/2m
Max DeX Resolution
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
1920x1200 @ 60Hz

USB-C and Thunderbolt 3/4 Cables for USB-C Monitors with DeX Support

For monitors that support a USB-C video input, Plugable offers USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 cables of varying length to directly connect your Samsung device to the USB-C monitor.

Most USB-C cables included with smartphones and other devices are not designed to support video, as not all USB-C cables are created equally.

Plugable’s 2m Thunderbolt 3 cable may be preferred over our USB-C cable option when you might want:

  • a higher quality cable
  • a longer cable
  • a multi-purposed cable
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Description
USB-C to USB-C Cable (USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB-IF Certified)
Thunderbolt 4 Cable (40Gbps, Thunderbolt 3 Certified)
Thunderbolt 3 Cable (20Gbps, Thunderbolt 3 Certified)
USB-C to USB-C Cable (20Gbps, USB 3.2 Gen 2x2)
Thunderbolt 4 Cable (40Gbps, Thunderbolt 4 Certified)
Cable Length
3.3ft/1m
3.3ft/1m
6.6ft/2m
3.3ft/1m
2.6ft/0.8m
Max DeX Resolution
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
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3840x2160 @ 60Hz


USB-C Adapter Dongles with DeX Support

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Description
USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Dongle
USB-C to DP Dongle
USB-C to VGA Dongle
USB-C to DVI Dongle
Cable Length
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
1x VGA
1x DVI (Single-Link)
Max DeX Resolution
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
3840x2160 @ 60Hz
1920x1200 @ 60Hz
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Ordering Plugable Products with DeX Support

For sales inquiries, please contact sales@plugable.com. For any support-related questions or concerns, please feel free to contact support@plugable.com. We would be happy to help you with your DeX product needs!
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