The Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is on sale proper now for $999 on Amazon, down $400 from its authentic $1399 price ticket.
The 49-inch 5120 x 1440 monitor comes with a quick 240Hz refresh charge, 1ms response time, and helps each G-Sync and FreeSync 2. As famous in our assessment of the Odyssey G9, the curved monitor affords an immersive gaming expertise, stretching round your whole sight view as you recreation.
It produces extremely vivid colours because of its QLED show and emits 1,000 nits of brightness. My colleague, Sean Hollister, just about sums up what it’s prefer to recreation on this behemoth of a display screen in his assessment:
I’m not kidding once I say I’ve to avert my eyes once I launch Future 2 in HDR, and I might swear I felt the flames the primary few instances my Star Wars: Squadrons’ TIE Bomber blasted an X-Wing into oblivion.
Samsung debuted an upgraded model of this show in July, known as the Odyssey Neo G9 monitor. Like the usual Odyssey G9, it’s additionally a 49-inch curved monitor with principally the identical specs. The principle distinction is that Odyssey G9 Neo has a mini-LED backlit panel that produces 2,000 nits of brightness, permitting for extra distinction. The Verge is at the moment making an attempt out this monitor, and we’re discovering that it is probably not value its hefty $2,499 price ticket as a result of numerous points we’re seeing — however we’ll go over that within the full assessment.
As for the less expensive $999 Odyssey G9, there aren’t any particulars on how lengthy the deal will final on Amazon. Nonetheless, we are able to speculate that it’s an early Black Friday promotion, so it is probably not round an excessive amount of longer.