Samsung is going to unveil the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus next week and the new flagships will be accompanied by new accessories. A new report brings us more information about the many Galaxy S8 accessories including the DeX Station.
We first heard about the DeX Station several months ago. It will enable the Galaxy S8 to provide a desktop experience, not unlike Microsoft’s Continuum on Windows 10 Mobile. Samsung is going to call it the Desktop eXperience.
The report reveals that the DeX Station will enable the Galaxy S8 to extend its desktop surface in up to 4K resolution via the USB Type-C port. It also features two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port and can also charge the device wirelessly. Samsung’s DeX Station for the Galaxy S8 is reportedly going to cost between 100 and 149 euro.
Samsung is also going to offer the Clearview Standing Cover for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. This cover was originally planned for the Galaxy Note 7. It will allow users to set up their handset on the nightstand as an alarm clock or place it on a desk as a clock. It’s going to cost 59.99 euro, same as the keyboard cover for the new flagships.
The company will offer different kinds of covers for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. The Alcantara cover will be a new addition. Made from soft microfibre fabric, it has a built-in NFC chip. available in black, blue, pink and mint colors the Alcantara cover will cost 44.99 euro.
Samsung has released the Silicone Cover for many of its handsets in the past so it’s going to sell it again for the Galaxy S8 as well for 29.99 euro. The Clear Covers will also be available for 19.99 euro in a wide variety of colors. Official display protection films will cost 12.99 euro.
Samsung is also going to introduce a “2-Pieces” cover for the new flagship which has two separate parts. Customers can choose from a wide range of colors. These plastic covers are attached with magnets on the upper and lower edge of the device and cost 19.99 euro.
A new wireless charger which doubles as a stand for the handset will be sold for 79.99 euro while a 5100mAh battery pack with fast charging support will cost 69.99 euro.
Expect Samsung to show off all of these accessories at its Galaxy S8 launch event next week, on March 29 to be precise, in New York and London.