Samsung has introduced a trio of new gaming monitors forward of CES 2024. There’s the 49-inch curved ultra-wide Odyssey OLED G9 (G95SD), the 32-inch flat Odyssey OLED G8 (G80SD), and the 27-inch flat Odyssey OLED G6 (G60SD). The latter two are the primary flat screens Samsung has dropped at its Odyssey lineup.
As a result of I’m a easy man with easy needs, the Odyssey OLED G6 is essentially the most fascinating of those fashions to me on paper. That’s due to its frankly extreme 360Hz refresh charge, which it pairs with a 1440p decision and 16:9 facet ratio. Samsung Show introduced the beginning of mass manufacturing of those super-fast OLED panels last month, and the likes of Dell and MSI additionally seem like making use of them of their upcoming screens.
Do I truly assume I’ll be capable of understand the distinction in refresh charge between a 240Hz and 360Hz refresh charge on an OLED? Virtually definitely not. However the greater quantity warms the cockles of my coronary heart all the identical.
Subsequent up within the lineup is the Odyssey OLED G8, a flat 32-inch 4K monitor with a 16:9 facet ratio and a 240Hz refresh charge. After which there’s the Odyssey OLED G9, which is 49-inches, curved, refreshes at 240Hz, and has a 32:9 facet ratio with a decision of 5,120 x 1,440. There’s no 32-inch 1440p choice, like Samsung has beforehand provided with its Odyssey G7.
Each of those increased finish screens are set to be geared up with various Samsung’s sensible options together with a built-in Good TV platform to entry video streaming companies, a Gaming Hub with entry to cloud gaming companies, and a SmartThings hub for controlling suitable IoT gadgets. There’s additionally “Multi Management,” a function that Samsung says will enable the screens to switch textual content and pictures between suitable Samsung laptops, tablets, and telephones.
All three screens carry a VESA DisplayHDR True Black 400 certification for a peak brightness of at the least 400 nits, and help AMD FreeSync Premium Professional. They’re every geared up with two HDMI 2.1 ports, one DisplayPort 1.4, and have built-in USB hubs. Actual pricing or launch dates are but to be confirmed, however anticipate these to grow to be accessible for buy later this yr based mostly on Samsung’s earlier monitor launch schedules.