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 price, 1ms response time, and helps each G-Sync and FreeSync 2. As famous in our review of the Odyssey G9, the curved monitor presents an immersive gaming expertise, stretching round your whole visual field as you recreation.
It produces extremely vivid colours due to its QLED show and emits 1,000 nits of brightness. My colleague, Sean Hollister, just about sums up what it’s wish to recreation on this behemoth of a display in his evaluate:
I’m not kidding after I say I’ve to avert my eyes after I launch Destiny 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, referred to as the Odyssey Neo G9 monitor. Like the usual Odyssey G9, it’s additionally a 49-inch curved monitor with largely the identical specs. The most important 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 presently making an attempt out this monitor, and we’re discovering that it might not be value its hefty $2,499 price ticket because of varied points we’re seeing — however we’ll go over that within the full evaluate.
As for the less expensive $999 Odyssey G9, there aren’t any particulars on how lengthy the deal will final on Amazon. However, we will speculate that it’s an early Black Friday promotion, so it might not be round an excessive amount of longer.