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Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor: A closer look at top features, specifications

Samsung’s Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is now official. Check key specifications and features of the monitor here. 

Samsung launches new gaming monitor
Samsung launches new gaming monitor (Samsung)

Samsung has announced the global launch of its next-generation gaming monitor, Odyssey G9. First showcased at the CES 2020 conference earlier this year, Odyssey G9 joins the company’s short lineup of curved gaming monitors.

Samsung Odyssey G9 comes with a slew of improvements over the G7. The new gaming monitor has TÜV Rheinland certification for performance. It also comes with HDR 10+ and Quantum dot technology.

Featuring a 49-inch display, Samsung Odyssey G9 has what Samsung describes as the world’s first “Dual Quad High-Definition” monitor. It offers 5120×1440 resolution and 1000R curvature. The monitor has 1ms response time with a 240Hz refresh rate.

Samsung Odyssey G9 also comes with NVIDIA G-SYNC compatibility and Adaptive-Sync on DP1.4. The company has also bundled 52 different colours and five lighting effects options behind the screen for a more immersive gaming experience.

In terms of specifications, Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor has a QLED curved display with 32:9 aspect ratio, 125% sRGB coverage, and 95% DCI coverage. The monitor features display port, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0, and headphone support.

Some of the general gaming features include low input lag mode, eye saver mode, flicker-free, virtual aim point, and black equalizer.

Samsung has not announced the price of the monitor as yet. The gaming monitor will start rolling out in select markets starting July 30.