Samsung Electronics has made a significant leap in the gaming monitor market with the unveiling of their new Odyssey OLED models at CES 2024. This lineup expansion introduces three innovative models: the Odyssey OLED G9, Odyssey OLED G8, and Odyssey OLED G6, each tailored to enhance the gaming experience with superior performance and visual clarity.
The Odyssey OLED G9 is a standout with its 49″ curved ultra-wide display, offering a DQHD resolution and a 32:9 aspect ratio, designed for an immersive gaming experience. It represents an upgrade over previous models, boasting a 240Hz refresh rate and a rapid 0.03ms GTG response time. The Odyssey OLED G8 marks Samsung’s entry into flat 32-inch OLED gaming monitors, featuring 4K UHD resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio, also with a 240Hz refresh rate and 0.03ms response time. The Odyssey OLED G6, a more compact 27″ QHD monitor, caters to gamers seeking high performance with its 360Hz refresh rate and 0.03ms GTG response time.
These monitors are not just about gaming performance; they also offer AMD FreeSync™ Premium Pro for ultra-smooth, low-latency HDR gaming. The physical connectivity is comprehensive, including two HDMI 2.1 ports, a USB hub, and a DisplayPort 1.4 input, along with VESA mount compatibility and an adjustable stand for enhanced comfort and convenience.
The Odyssey OLED G9 and G8 models further stand out with their Multi Control feature, allowing seamless connectivity and transfer of images and text between the monitor and other Samsung devices. This feature, along with the inclusion of the Samsung SmartThings Hub, positions these monitors as central components in a connected ecosystem, compatible with various IoT devices.
When it comes to design, the new Odyssey OLED lineup continues Samsung’s tradition of sleek, slim metal designs. The monitors feature Core Lighting+ for ambient lighting, enhancing the gaming environment. The new slim metal stand with tool-free assembly adds to the aesthetic appeal while ensuring stability.
With these new models, Samsung reinforces its position as a leader in the gaming monitor market, offering a range of features and performance options that cater to diverse gaming preferences and setups.