Samsung’s newest high-end gaming monitor — the curved 32-inch Odyssey Neo G8 — is now obtainable to preorder for $1,500 and will probably be obtainable to buy on June sixth, the corporate has introduced. The information follows its reveal again at CES in January.
The Odyssey Neo G8 is notable for having a 240Hz refresh fee, making it considered one of, if not the, fastest-refreshing 4K screens available on the market. Different options embrace a claimed peak brightness of two,000 nits, assist for Adaptive-Sync (which suggests it’ll do variable refresh charges with each Nvidia and AMD GPUs), and a curvature of 1000R.
Like its bigger sibling, final yr’s ultrawide Odyssey Neo G9, the G8 is Mini LED. It makes use of over a thousand LEDs as a show backlight, and these might be selectively turned on and off for higher distinction. The G8 has 1,196 native dimming zones throughout its curved 32-inch show.
For an thought of how the Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 may carry out in observe, try our evaluation of the Odyssey Neo G9 from final yr. Hopefully a yr of progress means the brand new G8 received’t undergo from the identical points displaying HDR and 240Hz content material as its predecessor. Curved shows are typically reserved for ultrawide screens quite than common 16:9 shows just like the Neo G8, nevertheless it’s unattainable to say for positive the way it’ll carry out till we see it for ourselves.