the Samsung Odyssey G9 Gaming is the organization’s first in class gaming screen, and a monstrous one at that. This 49-inch, 1440p bent screen can fold over your sightlines to say the very least, with a splendid, vivid picture that will fulfill most gamers. It’s expensive at $1,429.99 (RS 1,04,598.91), however its size and gaming-explicit execution help legitimize that cost for genuine players of flight sims and racers who lean toward one tremendous, encompassing widescreen board to a bank of a few with creases between.
The Odyssey G9’s screen is encircled by an extremely slight dark band flush with the board, with just a little bezel on the base edge, embellished with the Samsung logo in the middle. A four-course control stick and force switch sits on the underside of the screen, around the correct third of the screen.
The rear of the screen is white, a genuinely exceptional plan decision we’ve additionally found in Alienware’s gaming screens. (The board would supplement one of the white-conditioned, a.k.a. “Lunar Light,” Alienware work areas or PCs all around ok.) It interfaces with a moderately dainty however durable V-necked stand that sits on a wide, V-molded base. The stand highlights stature change, but since the screen is so large, it doesn’t take into consideration any tilt.
Samsung’s “Boundlessness Core” lighting framework sits where the stand joins to the rear of the screen. It’s a ring of RGB lights that brings out the appearance of a turbine, with 52 tones and five lighting impacts open through the screen’s onscreen show (OSD) framework.
The force connector sits to one side on the posterior of the screen, looking down. An HDMI port, two DisplayPorts, a USB center point information, and two USB ports can be found on the correct side of the rear of the screen, under a snap-off shield.
Measured Performance: Surprisingly Bright, Super Color
The Odyssey G9 is a 49-inch, 5,120-by-1,440-pixel QLED screen with a 32:9 perspective proportion. It includes a 1000R bend that is very articulated for its size, successfully enveloping your field of view when you’re sitting easily before it. It includes an invigorating pace of 240Hz with Nvidia G-Sync Compatible capacities for versatile sync.
At the point when I previously tried the Odyssey G9, I saw a fix of brilliance close to the center of the correct edge of the screen in many conditions. This has all the earmarks of being an imperfection of the edge-lit light source, and a substitution model that Samsung quickly sent didn’t display this issue. The Odyssey G9 has a one-year restricted guarantee, so Samsung can supplant the screen if that fix of light shows up.
We test screen tone and luminance with a Klein K-80 colorimeter, a Murideo SIX-G signal generator, and Portrait Displays’ Calman programming. (See more about how we test screens.) The Odyssey G9 shows great difference for a screen, showing a pinnacle splendor of 193 candelas for each square meter (disc/m^2, or nits) and a dark degree of 0.052 nits in the genuinely faint Custom mode the screen is set to a default, for a differentiation proportion of 3,742:1.
Changing the board to Full Bright mode wrenches up pinnacle brilliance significantly, putting out 716 nits with a full field. With a dark degree of 0.118 nits in that mode, that is a differentiation proportion of 6,079:1.
Concerning its shading execution, the Odyssey G9 performs very well with its QLED innovation permitting an exceptionally wide shading range. The diagram beneath shows the screen’s shading range in its default Custom mode contrasted and the sRGB extent…
Gaming and Video Content
The 240Hz Odyssey G9 offers unimaginably smooth activity in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Playing in local goal, I saw basically no development ancient rarities and almost no screen tearing, and that normally just in the fringe and not in the focal point of the screen. The screen’s Nvidia G-Sync Compatible versatile sync seems to function admirably, staying aware of casing rates that surpass the screen’s local revive rate.
This presentation comes through in Rainbow Six: Siege, also. With the game pushing outline paces of 140 casings for every second (fps) while timed to 120Hz, I saw no trace of movement relics or screen tearing. Everything looked fresh, clean, and brilliant.
The Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition benchmark likewise looks great on the G9. Tones are splendid and distinctive, and the activity looks smooth. Fine subtleties in obscurity garments show up unmistakably, even in obscurity campfire scene toward the finish of the benchmark. Skin tones likewise look normal, as do the greens of grass and trees in both the radiant and blustery scenes.
Video content looks phenomenal on the G9, particularly in the Cinema picture mode. Our streaming 4K test clasp of Costa Rica looks splendid and energetic, with colors truly jumping out without showing up childish. Fine subtleties look fresh, with the screen’s astounding differentiation demonstrating fine surfaces in shadows and splendid, direct daylight the same. You won’t almost certainly discover numerous recordings that take up the whole screen, yet that is a reality for all ultrawide screens.