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NexDock 2 hands-on: in pictures

Working anywhere and at any time is the focus of Samsung DeX on a Galaxy phone. However, that experience requires an external display, keyboard, and mouse. Thankfully, the NexDock 2 gets us closer to the reality of having a secure, single device power all of our computing experiences.

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Topic: Mobility
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NexDock 2 retail package

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Collection of cables and charger

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NexDock 2 and Quick Start Guide

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Keyboard and large trackpad of the NexDock 2

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Left side ports

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Right side ports

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Redfly Mobile Companion on the NexDock 2

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NexDock 2 connected to Huawei Mate 20 Pro

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NexDock 2 connected to Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus

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NexDock 2 connected to LG V50 ThinQ

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NexDock 2 connected to OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren

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Phones that work with desktop modes

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Samsung DeX in action

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App launcher in Samsung DeX

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Task switcher in Samsung DeX

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Running Excel with Samsung DeX

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Microsoft Project in VMware Horizon

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GHS software in VMware Horizon

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Deadweight software in VMware Horizon

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Browsing in Samsung Internet

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Multiple tabs in the Samsung Internet Browser

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Gmail in optimized mode with DeX

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