Samsung Electronics unveils its new Odyssey, ViewFinity and Smart Monitor lineups at CES, launching the next generation of display technology
Odyssey Neo G9’s revolutionary 57″ UHD curved dual screen paves the way for monitors in 2023 and beyond
Samsung Electronics today announced that the company will introduce new models to its monitor lineup, expanding its leadership in visual display for users.
New offerings in Odyssey, ViewFinity and Smart Monitor lines at CES® 2023 will deliver unparalleled image quality and a range of innovative features for people who want to work, play and live through their monitor display.
Samsung is revolutionizing the ultrawidescreen category by launching the Odyssey Neo G9, the world’s first single monitor with dual ultra-high definition resolution. This innovation demonstrates Samsung’s leadership position in delivering the most immersive and realistic gaming experience available 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 picture 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 range of smart, integrated 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 unparalleled 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 off the screen, minimizing 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. Additionally, the new DP2.1 enables standard lossless Display Stream Compression (DSC) to transmit information without distortion.
The Odyssey Neo G9 also supports a 240Hz refresh rate so gamers won’t miss a thing during a fast-paced game.
Odyssey OLED G9: Brighter Whites, Deeper Blacks and Near Infinite Color Contrast
The Odyssey OLED G9 (Model Number: G95SC) is the latest addition to the Odyssey lineup, featuring a 49” 1800R dual quad-HD curved display with a 32:9 ratio. Its quantum dot technology OLED lighting is controlled pixel by pixel, allowing a nearly infinite color contrast ratio.
The OLED display illuminates each pixel separately and does not rely on a backlight, 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 lags and jumps.
The Odyssey OLED G9 also uses apps from partners such as Prime Video, Netflix and YouTube via Smart Hub, allowing users to enjoy various over-the-top content using an internet connection without the need for a PC. .
It also comes equipped with 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 download games.
ViewFinity S9: intelligent color calibration designed for creative professionals
The ViewFinity S9 (model number: S90PC) is Samsung’s newest addition to its monitor lineup. It features a 27-inch 5K display for the first time and is optimized for creative professionals such as graphic designers and photographers. Its 5120 x 2880 resolution, combined with its wide color gamut of 99% DCI-P3, provides crisp, true-to-form detail, and its average Delta E ≦ 21 Color accuracy also produces clear and accurate color representation, even in complex or nuanced visual environments.
The monitor’s built-in color calibration engine ensures accurate screen color and brightness, allowing users to adjust white balance, gamma and RGB color balance for perfect accuracy with their smartphones via the app Samsung Smart Calibration. The matte screen limits light reflection and glare to minimize distractions while working.
Users can connect cameras and other devices to the monitor via USB-C and Thunderbolt 4 connections to easily transfer gigantic files of high-resolution 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 are included in the Samsung Smart Hub.
Smart Monitor M8: Bringing together productivity, entertainment and personal life
The M8 Smart Monitor (Model Number: M80C) features 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 monitor to match any room: Daylight Blue, Spring Green, Sunset Pink, or Warm White.
The height adjustable stand with tilt stand provides users with the best angle. The screen can now be rotated 90 degrees, helping users view long documents with less scrolling. It also meets VESA mounting 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 choices and usability 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 the Smart Hub, for a new level of convenient control without a remote.
Users can use Smart Monitor M8 to get instant access to Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube and other over-the-top services via Smart Hub. They can also easily access 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 monitor is in sleep mode and detects a smartphone registered via Bluetooth low energy, it displays the user’s personalized photos, calendar and more on the screen. The monitor 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.
Additionally, 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, achieving better than the eye can see the color difference.
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