Samsung expands its range of gaming monitors with the Odyssey Neo G8, a 32-inch curved screen that has the particularity of displaying in UHD-4K up to a frequency of 240 Hz. An exceptional monitor for enthusiasts.
Nothing is too good for the players. And for good reason: video game enthusiasts are among the most fond of new technologies, and do not hesitate to invest sometimes unreasonable sums to afford the best possible equipment, only to fully immerse themselves in virtual universes benefiting from the maximum Photorealistic 3D rendering of the latest trends. titles Manufacturers have understood this well, reserving for themselves the most efficient products, be it processor, graphics circuit, accessories and, of course, screen. This is particularly the case for Samsungone of the main specialists in screens, which has just renewed its range of Odyssey gaming monitors with several models, including the Odyssey Neo G8, an exceptional screen that should make many gamers dream with its characteristics.
Odyssey Neo G8: a technological showcase for Samsung
In fact, the Odyssey Neo G8 is a large curved screen, 32 inches diagonally -the equivalent of an 82 cm television-, which is already physically imposing. With a matte panel that limits disturbing reflections, it is mounted on a height-adjustable stand that rotates and tilts to adapt to different positions. But it is above all because of its display possibilities that it stands out from the abundant competition: in fact, it is the first screen of this format in ultra high definition (UHD-4K, that is, 3,840 x 2,160 pixels) capable of working with a refresh rate of 240 Hz, in addition, with a gray-to-gray response time of 1 ms. Enough to guarantee fluidity, speed and stability in action games where every millisecond counts. Obviously, picture quality is not neglected: leveraging a VA-type panel, the Odyssey Neo G8 boasts an impressive 2,000 nits peak brightness and a static contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, with reproduction covering up to 95%. % of the DCI- P3 color space. Excellent characteristics due, among other things, to the use of Quantum Mini Led technology, which allows precise control of the backlight diodes. All this with compatibility with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, a very popular frame rate management technique among gamers.
You will understand, the Odyssey Neo G8 is not designed for office automation: this very high-end monitor is aimed primarily at gamers. Above all, it serves as a technological showcase for Samsung in a market hungry for extreme performance. Announced for the current summer in France -while it is already available in other countries-, the Odyssey Neo G8 will be sold at a high price, above 1,500 euros. An elitist price, especially when you know that you can find large OLED televisions -and with excellent image quality- at almost 1,000 euros capable of displaying 4K at 120 Hz.