Odyssey Neo G9’s revolutionary 57″ UHD curved dual screen paves the way for displays in 2023 and beyond
Samsung Electronics announced today that the company will introduce new models to its display line, extending its leadership in visual display for users.
New offerings in the Odyssey, ViewFinity and Smart Monitor lines at CES® 2023 will deliver unmatched picture quality and a range of innovative features for people who want to work, play and live through their screen.
Samsung is revolutionizing the ultrawidescreen category by launching the Odyssey Neo G9, the world’s first single screen with dual ultra-high resolution. This innovation demonstrates Samsung’s leading position in delivering the most immersive and realistic gaming experience on the market.
“We are ushering in the future of gaming monitors with our Odyssey Neo G9, making every game more realistic with innovative features and image quality on a new scale,” said Hoon Chung, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business. at Samsung Electronics. “CES is the perfect place to showcase our innovations that can take not only gamers, but also graphic designers or TV fans to the next level while delivering personalized experiences through a series of integrated smart apps.”
Odyssey Neo G9: The world’s first dual UHD gaming monitor
The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 Gaming Monitor (model name: G95NC) lets gamers see new levels of detail with an unmatched field of view. The gaming monitor offers 7680×2160 resolution and 32:9 aspect ratio on a single screen for the first time.
Its 57-inch 1000R curved display uses mini quantum LED technology with VESA Display HDR 1000 specification to deliver superior imaging in any gaming environment, from shadows to bright scenes. The matte screen reduces light reflection from the screen and minimizes distractions during the most intense gaming sessions.
It also benefits from the world’s first DisplayPort 2.1 support, which transfers data approximately twice as fast as the previously used DisplayPort 1.4. In addition, the new DP2.1 standard lossless Display Stream Compression (DSC) allows information to be transmitted without distortion.
The Odyssey Neo G9 also supports a 240Hz refresh rate, so gamers won’t miss anything during a fast-paced game.
Odyssey OLED G9: Brighter whites, deeper blacks and almost infinite color contrast
The Odyssey OLED G9 (model number: G95SC) is the latest addition to the Odyssey series, featuring a dual 49″ 1800R quad-HD curved display with a 32:9 aspect ratio. Its quantum dot technology OLED lighting is controlled pixel by pixel, allowing for an almost infinite color contrast ratio.
The OLED display illuminates each pixel separately and does not rely on backlighting, enabling a dynamic contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 while delivering true RGB and true black without color filters.
For smooth gameplay, the Odyssey OLED G9 also features a 0.1ms response time and 240Hz refresh rate to eliminate lag and stuttering.
The Odyssey OLED G9 also uses apps from partners such as Prime Video, Netflix and YouTube via the Smart Hub, allowing users to enjoy various over-the-top content using an internet connection without the need for a PC. .
It also features Samsung Gaming Hub, an all-in-one game streaming platform that lets gamers discover and play cloud games from partners like Xbox and NVIDIA GeForce Now without the need for a console or game downloads.
ViewFinity S9: intelligent color calibration designed for creative professionals
The ViewFinity S9 (model number: S90PC) is Samsung’s latest addition to its display lineup. It features a 27-inch 5K screen for the first time and is optimized for creative professionals such as graphic designers and photographers. Its resolution of 5120 x 2880, combined with its wide color gamut of 99% DCI-P3, provides sharp, lifelike details and its average Delta E ≦ 21 Color accuracy also provides clear and precise color reproduction, even in complex or nuanced visual environments.
The display’s built-in color calibration engine ensures accurate display color and brightness, allowing users to adjust white balance, gamma and RGB color balance for perfect accuracy with their smartphones via the Samsung Smart Calibration app. The matte screen limits light reflection and glare to minimize distractions during work.
Users can connect cameras and other devices to the display via USB-C and Thunderbolt 4 connections to easily transfer giant files of high-definition video or other large data sets from storage devices to their PC. The ViewFinity S9 series comes with a 4K SlimFit camera and supports native video conferencing through apps like Google Meet, which is included in the Samsung Smart Hub.
Smart Monitor M8: Unites productivity, entertainment and privacy
The M8 Smart Monitor (model number: M80C) has a sleek, slim design and is now available in a new 27-inch size in addition to the existing 32-inch size, both with 4K resolution. It is available in four color options that allow this screen to match any room: Daylight Blue, Spring Green, Sunset Pink or Warm White.
The height-adjustable stand with tilt stand gives users the best angle. The screen can now be rotated 90 degrees, helping users view long documents with less scrolling. It also meets VESA mount compatibility standards to help save space and maintain a clutter-free environment.
The Smart Monitor M8 can connect, control and manage hundreds of compatible connected devices through the built-in SmartThings hub, including lights, cameras, doorbells, locks, thermostats and more. Samsung plans to expand device choice and ease of use by supporting Matter functionality and Home Connectivity Alliance standards starting this year.
Mouse control functionality has been added to many over-the-top Smart Monitor apps, including SmartThings and Smart Hub, for a new level of convenient control without a remote.
Users can use the Smart Monitor M8 to instantly access Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube and other over-the-top services through the Smart Hub. They can also easily access the Samsung Gaming Hub, the all-in-one game streaming platform.
The new My Content feature provides users with useful information at a glance. When the display is in sleep mode and detects a smartphone registered via Bluetooth low energy, it displays the user’s personal photos, calendar and more on the screen. The screen returns to standby mode when the phone is out of range.
The SlimFit camera built into the Smart Monitor M8 has been upgraded to 2K resolution and works with video conferencing apps such as Google Meet.
In addition, the Smart Monitor M8 is also protected by Samsung Knox Vault, which encrypts personal data and keeps stored files and information isolated from the device’s main operating system to protect it from attacks.
1 Delta E is the standard computational metric that correlates human visual judgment of differences between two perceived colors. Delta E ≦ 2 color accuracy means superior and accurate color reproduction that achieves better than the eye can see the color difference.