Samsung’s new wireless keyboard is made for DeX

Samsung has quietly declared a new wi-fi keyboard, the Clever Keyboard Trio 500. According to a listing on Samsung’s keep noticed by Max Jambor it’s a compact wi-fi keyboard with a very similar style to the likes of Apple’s Magic Keyboard, but with an exciting Samsung twist — a DeX shortcut to use the desktop-model interface on compatible Samsung devices.

DeX has been about considering the fact that launching on the Galaxy S8 back in 2017, and allows you to entry pick out Samsung cellphone or tablet’s applications in a windowed-interface comparable to a desktop personal computer. But despite acquiring new options and updates with subsequent telephone releases, it is but to become the genuine desktop substitution Samsung to begin with pitched it as. Offering it an eye-catching button almost certainly will not improve that, but it could nevertheless get the job done as a minor advertisement to use the function, identical to Netflix’s ubiquitous Television remote buttons.

The keyboard can be paired with up to a few products, and switch between them.
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Outside of DeX, the Good Keyboard Trio 500 has a few of other tricks up its sleeve. There are customizable shortcut buttons to open your typically employed apps (though this is only suitable with Samsung products jogging One particular UI 3.1 from march 2021 or later on). The keyboard can also be paired with up to a few units, and switch concerning them making use of shortcut keys. It attracts energy from AAA batteries, which indicates it is not rechargeable.

Samsung hasn’t mentioned a value or release day on its site for the Clever Keyboard Trio 500, but with an Unpacked party coming up on April 28th we could get an official unveiling soon.