A few months ago we knew that Samsung was working on a new version of the Odyssey G9 monitor, its flagship so far in the gaming market and which we could test at the time with very good results.
Now they have announced the worldwide launch of their replacement under the name Odyssey Neo G9 and with the surname Quantum Mini LED, an updated and updated version with the latest miniLED panels from the manufacturer and with the promise of ‘Offer compatibility with VESA DisplayHDR 2000 achieving maximum brightness of 2000 cd / m2 with typical values of 400 cd / m2.
We are faced with an ultra-panoramic model with a 32: 9 aspect ratio that retains the same degree of curvature as its predecessor, reaching 1000R, with a diagonal that would remain at 49 inches and with a resolution of 5,120 × 1,440. (dual QHD) capable of 240Hz refresh rate and 1 millisecond response time.
MiniLED backlight with 2,048 FALD zones
But the highlight of this version is the incorporation of Quantum Mini LED technology with panel backlight control by zone matrix or FALD with a total of 2,048 different to achieve higher native contrast on the screen.
Thus, according to the manufacturer, the static contrast will be 1,000,000: 1 with 12-bit color depth, 95% of DCI-P3 color coverage and maintaining compatibility with image enhancement systems. Nvidia G. Sync and AMD FreeSync Premium.
In addition to a glossy white exterior finish, a colored LED rear light system has been incorporated with 52 different tones and 5 effects that we can adjust at will to suit our preferred playing conditions.
As for connectivity options, it offers us a DisplayPort 1.4 port, two HDMI2.1 compatible VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), a headphone output and a USB input for peripherals.
Pricing and availability
Samsung has indicated that the new Odyssey Neo G9 monitor will go on presale in the US on July 29 for $ 2,499.99, and then on August 9 it will begin shipping to the rest of the world.
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