Something to stay up for: While we have had high-refresh-rate 4K displays for a number of years now, Samsung’s Odyssey Neo G8 would be the first one to succeed in 240 Hz when it begins transport subsequent month. If you’ll be able to reside with “simply” 165 Hz, the Neo G7 comes $200 cheaper, though its peak HDR brightness is restricted to half of the G8’s.
At CES 2022, Samsung confirmed off its new 32-inch Odyssey Neo G8 gaming monitor, the world’s first display screen combining a 4K decision with a 240Hz refresh charge. It additionally options a formidable Mini LED backlight with 1,196 dimming zones and a peak brightness of two,000 nits, Adaptive-Sync assist, and a 1000R curvature.
The show is lastly out there for preorder beginning at the moment for $1,500, and it will start transport on June 6.
It additionally introduced a lower-end model of the G8, appropriately named the Odyssey Neo G7. It contains a related 32-inch 4K curved VA panel, though its refresh charge is restricted to 165Hz.
The Mini LED backlight options the identical variety of dimming zones, however the most brightness is restricted to 1,000 nits. It additionally options 10-bit shade assist, covers 95% of DCI-P3, and comes with RGB lighting on the back and front.
Connectivity contains one DisplayPort 1.4 port, two HDMI 2.1 connectors, two 5 Gbit/s USB-A ports, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The included stand permits for tilt, swivel, pivot, and peak adjustment. It’s additionally price noting that the Neo G7 comes with a black again panel, whereas the G8’s is white.
Samsung lists the Odyssey Neo G7 for $1,300, however doesn’t point out when it will begin transport.
Running the newest video games at 4K at these excessive refresh charges will likely be no straightforward job, however fortunately AMD’s and Nvidia’s next-gen GPUs are popping out later this 12 months. If you like ultrawide gaming as a substitute, try our evaluate of the Alienware AW3423DW, which comes with a Samsung-made QD-OLED panel.