At IFA 2022 in Berlin, Germany, Samsung Electronics has introduced the Odyssey OLED G8 (G85SB), a new high-end addition to the Odyssey family that will further solidify the Odyssey’s position as the industry leader. The Odyssey OLED G8 will be the company’s first OLED gaming monitor.
It is 34 inches wide and very thin and comes equipped with a brilliant OLED panel paired with Quantum Dot Technology that delivers brilliant brightness as well as a host of high-end gaming features like an incredibly fast 0.1ms response time as well as a 175Hz refresh rate. Earlier, Samsung’s Odyssey G70B UHD 144Hz and G65B QHD 240Hz smart gaming monitors were announced.
The new 34-inch Odyssey OLED G8 has the thinnest part of 3.9 mm and a sleek aluminium frame. The monitor delivers genuine RGB and true black for optimal colour accuracy and brightness without a colour filter. The lighting is controlled by pixels with a near-infinite contrast ratio.
The ultra-wide QHD (3,440 x 1,440), 100% colour volume, and DCI-99.3% colour gamut gaming monitor has a 21:9 aspect ratio. Furthermore, it offers a million-to-one static contrast ratio and a 1800-degree curvature to increase immersion.
The Odyssey OLED G8 is packed with gaming features. First, the OLED monitor is VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Black Certified, ensuring realistic colour and contrast. The Odyssey OLED G8 has a fast response time and refresh rate, and it also has AMD FreeSync Premium to make games run smoothly.
Samsung’s Smart Hub powers the Odyssey OLED G8’s gaming, entertainment, and lifestyle features. Samsung Gaming Hub is built into the Odyssey OLED G8. Discover and play games from Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Google Stadia, Utomik, and Amazon Luna (U.S. only).
The Odyssey OLED G8 provides comfort while gaming. A Height-Adjustable Stand (HAS) and Tilt provide ergonomic efficiency so any gamer can find the perfect position, whether playing a racing game or an open-world fantasy adventure. Odyssey OLED G8’s CoreSync and Core Lighting+ enhance visual immersion.
This advanced lighting technology matches the colours on-screen, bringing content to life with bright, vivid colours for more immersive experiences. Odyssey OLED G8 has Micro HDMI (2.1), Mini DP (1.4), and USB-C ports for connectivity and a 5W stereo speaker for crisp sound.
Pricing and availability
Depending on the region, the Odyssey OLED G8 will be made available globally starting in Q4 2022, but no details about the pricing yet.