What you need to know
- Samsung has announced its latest gaming monitor, the Odyssey Neo G9.
- This curved monitor is a colossal 49-inches with a 32:9 aspect ratio.
- The Odyssey Neo G9 uses the same Mini LED technology as some of Samsung's latest TVs
Do you find yourself looking at your current gaming monitor and thinking "this is just too small"? Good news! Samsung is here to solve all your problems with the colossal Odyssey Neo G9. What makes it so special, I hear you cry? 49-inches of curved, high resolution, gaming goodness.
And the word Quantum, that's mentioned a lot in the press release. Just see for yourself:
All very techy and impressive-sounding, but on a simpler level the Odyssey Neo G9 delivers super smooth, high-quality images while gaming with incredible color reproduction and a peak brightness of 2,000 nits.
If that wasn't enough the Odyssey Neo G9 packs what is described as Dual Quad High-Definition, a resolution of 5120×1440 backed by a 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time all draped around that 1000R curve. Throw in support for both FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync, and the Odyssey Neo G9 completes the checklist for an impressive gaming monitor.
All this does come at a price, though, and without beating around the bush, it's a lot. $2,500 a lot. But this is no average gaming monitor, this truly is designed for those who want the biggest, baddest display around.
Pre-orders will begin on July 29 with global availability slated for August 9.
Richard Devine is an Editor at Windows Central. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently you'll find him covering all manner of PC hardware and gaming, and you can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
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