Samsung has upgraded its Odyssey G9 extremely broad gaming monitor with the identical Neo QLED tech utilized in its newest TVs that function mini-LED backlights. The brand new mannequin is dubbed the Odyssey Neo G9. Samsung payments it because the world’s first mini-LED curved gaming monitor with Quantum Matrix tech, however word that it’s not the primary mini-LED monitor in the marketplace.
The Odyssey Neo G9 is a 49” monitor with 32:9 facet ratio – mainly, it’s two 16:9 screens facet by facet. The decision is similar as on the unique, 5,120 x 1,440 px. And it has the identical 1000R curvature. Nevertheless, the brand new Quantum Mini LED matrix has some marked benefits in relation to picture high quality.
The mini-LEDs it makes use of measure simply 1/fortieth of a daily LED. This allowed Samsung to cram many extra of them within the backlight, so the Neo G9 has 2,048 dimming zones, up from simply 10 on the unique monitor that got here out simply final yr.
The backlight is brighter too, twice as brilliant in reality, which earned it a Quantum HDR 2000 certification by the VDE (one among Europe’s largest technical-scientific associations). This implies 2,000 nits peak brightness (the everyday brightness is 420 nits). The static distinction ratio is considerably improved too, reaching 1,000,000:1. All of that is exactly managed with 12-bit decision (up from 8-bit).
The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 has a refresh fee of 240 Hz with a 1 ms response time (grey to grey). It has a DisplayPort 1.4 enter with Adaptive Sync and an HDMI 2.1 VRR enter with each Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync Premium Professional. Further connectivity consists of two USB ports and a headphone jack.
Since this can be a gaming monitor, it has RGB lighting to make it slot in with the remainder of your rig. The so-called Infinity Core Lightning+ system will be set shine in 52 colours with 5 lightning results. The brand new CoreSync function means that you can customise these results.
The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 can be accessible for pre-order in 17 nations beginning on July 29 (Thursday). Verify your native Samsung.com for extra particulars. Within the US the monitor can be accessible on August 9 and can price $2,500.
Right here’s an infographic that exhibits how the Neo G9 compares to the unique Odyssey G9 from final yr: