The new Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 is likely to make PC gamers’ eyes sparkling – because the screen has really been washed up on paper.

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Samsung Odyssey Neo G9: Monster Monitor PC Player

Anyone who has often toyed with the idea of ​​getting a gaming monitor will sooner or later come across some interesting models from Samsung. The company offers gaming screens in all sizes and price ranges. The heart of this is the G9 series, which is now a newcomer in the form of the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 got.

The new gaming colossus is a 49-inch curved screen with a 32: 9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 5.120 x 1.440 Pixel and a refresh rate of proud 240 Hz offers. That might seem overwhelming at first, but that’s just the beginning.

Thanks to mini-LED technology, the monitor achieves peak brightness values ​​of in HDR mode incredible 2,000 cd / m²In addition, the screen offers a VA panel with a good contrast ratio and a fast response time of 1 ms, which should especially please players of first-person shooters.

The new Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 is a real gaming flagship (Video: Samsung)

Also interesting: like its predecessors, the model supports full array local dimming. This time there are 10 instead of a mere 10 2,048 Dimming Zonesso that differences in brightness in scenes can be mapped much finer and more precisely – that was a point of criticism in our test at the time. Support for the VRR technologies AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and Nvidia G-Sync is also on board.

The technical data of the Samsung Odyssey G9 at a glance:

Displaygröße 49 inches / 124.5 cm
resolution 5,120 x 1,440 pixels (aspect ratio: 32: 9)
brightness 420 cd/m² (normal) ; 2.000 cd/m² (HDR)
contrast 2,500: 1 (static)
reaction time 1 ms (gray to gray)
connections
  • 2x HDMI 2.1
  • 1x DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2x USB-A 3.0
  • 1x Line-Out
Panel VA (QLED)
Color depth 10bit (native, without FRC)
Color space
  • 125 percent (sRGB)
  • 92 percent (Adobe RGB)
  • 95 percent (DCI-P3)
Ergonomics height adjustable, swiveling, tiltable
SPROUT yes (100×100), adapter included
Weight 14.5 kilograms (with stand)

Price & availability of the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 has been available for pre-order in the official Samsung shop since July 29, 2021. Official sales start on August 9, 2021. However, if you want to secure the gaming monitor, you have to dig deep into your pocket. The RRP is a proud 2,199 euros.

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The fact is: The Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 is out of the question for bargain hunters. But what about you guys? Would you like to own the giant gaming screen? Or don’t you even know where to find space for the monitor monster? Let us know in the comments on Facebook!