Samsung : Its Latest 240Hz Gaming Monitors Combine Absurd Curves and Insane Speed

Samsung wowed us at the start of this year when it first unveiled its new Odyssey gaming screens at CES, and once more in May when extra particulars of the brand new screens have been revealed, in addition to an Esports tie-in.

Whereas it is taken some time for them to achieve retailers, the brand new screens have lastly damaged cowl and at the moment are on sale within the US, UK, Australia and numerous different areas.

Samsung has been getting more and more critical about gaming screens over the previous few years, and the brand new Odyssey G7 and G9 convey what the corporate describe as “one of the best in Samsung screen design and innovation by combining an immersive QLED display with 1000R curvature to supply gaming experience with a futuristic really feel, quick response and eye consolation.”

The new Samsung Oddyssey G9.

On all three of the new displays, the headline specs are the mixture of blazing-fast 240Hz refresh charges and aggressive 1000R curves – which makes these the world’s first gaming screens with such an excessive bend. Samsung can also be utilizing its well-regarded QLED know-how for colors and brightness that (as on the Korean firm’s TVs) really assist amp up the vividness of those screens. Additionally they feature a fast 1ms response time, which is high-level pro-gamer territory.

These items have a critically futuristic look, and we don’t thoughts admitting we’re a little bit smitten with the design, particularly the very funky rear space the place the stand is hooked up. Samsung calls it the ‘Infinity Core’ and it may be set to dim or stay static throughout gaming, or display user-selected colors.

Samsung's very curvy Odyssey G7.

As previously talked about, there are three Odyssey models within the new vary – the top-of-the-line G9, which is a 21:9, 49-inch beast priced at US$1,699 / £1,279 / AU$2,799, and the extra conventional 16:9 G7 which is available in 32-inch (US$799 / £629 / AU$1,099) and 27-inch (US$699 / £549 / AU$999) sizes. The G9’s resolution is a mammoth QHD 5,120 x 1,440, while each G7 models are 2,560 x 1,440 (WQHD).

All three screens can be found now within the US. The G9 and 32-inch G7 additionally out there within the UK, with the 27-inch G7 out there for preorder. In Australia, all the vary goes on sale on August 3.