Samsung Electronics Unveils Odyssey OLED G8 Gaming Monitor at IFA 2022 – Samsung Newsroom UK

The Odyssey OLED G8 delivers an incredibly low 0.1ms response time for high-speed gaming

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. will unveil the Odyssey OLED G8 (Model Name: G85SB) – another stunning addition to the Odyssey lineup – at IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany, further cementing Odyssey’s industry-leading position. The Odyssey OLED G8 is the company’s first OLED gaming monitor and will come in an ultra-thin 34-inch form factor, delivering brilliant brightness on an OLED panel paired with Quantum Dot technology and packed with gaming features. including an incredibly low 0.1ms response time and 175Hz refresh rate.

The new 34-inch Odyssey OLED G8 is built with an ultra-thin 3.9mm thickness at its thinnest part – the thinnest in its product class – and finished with a sleek metal frame. The monitor requires no backlighting, while delivering true RGB and true black for maximum color accuracy and brightness, all without color filters. Lighting is controlled in pixels which can be expressed as black.

Ultra-wide QHD (3440 x 1440) resolution gaming monitor has a 21:9 aspect ratio with 100% color volume and DCI-99.3% color gamut for incredible visuals no matter what game you play. This is enhanced by a million-to-one static contrast ratio to bring out the finest details for enhanced immersion and 1800R curvature for the perfect gaming view.

The Odyssey OLED G8 is packed with gaming features to give any gamer a competitive edge. First, the OLED monitor is VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Black certified, ensuring content will appear vivid and lifelike with accurate color and contrast reproduction. In addition to the fast response time and refresh rate of the Odyssey OLED G8, which provides gamers with high-speed response capabilities and true accuracy in a range of gaming environments, the monitor also features AMD FreeSync Premium for smooth play.

The Odyssey OLED G8 also allows users to experience the best in gaming, entertainment and lifestyle features all in one place. The display functions as a complete entertainment center with the ability to stream content via Samsung’s Smart Hub, providing access to the latest shows on Amazon Prime, Netflix, YouTube and other major OTT (over-the- top)[1], even without connecting to a PC or mobile device. Moreover, users can enjoy free live content without the need for downloads or registrations, made possible by Samsung TV Plus.

The built-in IoT hub allows users to check all IoT devices wirelessly connected to the monitor, while the SmartThings app allows users to easily monitor IoT devices throughout the home. The app’s intuitive control panel can help monitor and adjust settings like temperature and humidity.

The Odyssey OLED G8 also provides comfort to users when playing their favorite games. A height-adjustable stand (HAS), along with tilt functionality provide efficiency that means any gamer can find a perfect position no matter what they’re playing, whether it’s a game of racing or a fantastic open-world adventure.

For additional visual immersion, the display is equipped with the acclaimed CoreSync & Core Lighting+ from the Odyssey portfolio which has been upgraded for the Odyssey OLED G8. Located on the back of the monitor, this advanced lighting technology matches on-screen colors, bringing content to life with bright, vivid colors that create more memorable immersive experiences. Additionally, the Odyssey OLED G8 is equipped with Micro HDMI (2.1), Mini DP (1.4) and USB-C ports for versatile connectivity, in addition to a 5W stereo speaker for crisp sound.

The Odyssey OLED G8 will be available globally, with launch schedules varying by region. Availability in Australia has yet to be announced.

[1] Requires subscriptions to third-party services. Fees and terms and conditions apply.

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