First revealed in August at IFA 2022 in Berlin, the 34-inch Quantum Dot OLED monitor is Samsung’s first OLED gaming monitor. Samsung revealed its specs at the tech show, but now the monitor has finally arrived. Samsung launches its first OLED gaming monitor, Odyssey G8, now available for preorder for $1499.
What makes Samsung’s monitor worth every penny are its specs. The 34-inch G8 Odyssey comes with:
- Display: 3440 x 1440 resolution
- Aspect Ratio: 21:9
- Flat/Curved: 1800R curve
- Refresh Rate: 175Hz
- Response Time: 0.03ms
- HDR: VESA Display HDR True Black 400
- Processor: Neo Quantum
- Thickness: 3.9 mm
- Ergonomic Stand – to change the height and tilt the screen
- AMD FreeSync Premium Pro
- CoreSync & Core Lighting+
- Power delivery system: 65 watts USB
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These are just the hardware specifications as Samsung launches its first OLED gaming monitor You can play games on your PC with or without a gaming console with Samsung’s Gaming Hub. Samsung Gaming Hub brings the best gaming content and experience to your screen without additional hardware. Here, you can find games from Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Google Stadia, and Utomik. What makes it even better is you do not need any additional hardware to play games on the gaming hub. So you can use your existing headset, controllers, and keyboard.
The CoreSync and CoreLighting technology helps in creating the best gaming ambiance. You can project the in-game lighting from the light panels at the back of the screen. It has 3 settings, Comet, Aurora, and Aurora Rotation, to help you create the best vibe for your gaming set-up.
The Odyssey OLED G8 is available on the Official Samsung Website for $1499. If the 34-inch screen isn’t big enough for you, then Samsung will release a 49-inch, 32:9 aspect ratio Odyssey G9 later this year.
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