The Samsung Odyssey series, including the world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved gaming screen, combined with the Samsung Gaming Hub and Smart Platform, delivers next-generation entertainment experiences.
Samsung Electronics today unveiled its latest gaming screen lineup at Gamescom 2022, including the groundbreaking Odyssey Ark and Odyssey G70B and G65B. Odyssey Ark, announced earlier this month, is the world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved gaming screen, featuring a 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time (GtG) and an all-new cockpit mode.
“As the world’s largest gaming event, Gamecom represents an opportunity for Samsung to showcase our latest gaming innovations that will deliver an incredible future of gaming to gamer communities around the world,” said Hyesung Ha, Executive Vice President of Visual Display Business, Samsung Electronics. . “The amazing Odyssey Arc and the super smart new G70B and G65B reinforce our expertise, opening up a new world of possibilities with these gaming screens.”
Odyssey Ark: The ultimate entertainment screen with great gaming performance
Odyssey Arc represents a new frontier in gaming with its unparalleled picture quality and cinematic surround sound. The world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved screen offers immersive viewing that wraps around the user’s peripheral vision, enhanced by Cockpit Mode that adapts the screen environment with HAS (Height Adjustable Stand), tilt and pivot functionality. Quantum Matrix technology powered by Quantum Mini LED enables ultra-fine and precise control of densely packed LEDs displaying every detail in absolute clarity enhanced by newly added 14-bit processing, 16,384 black levels and a million-to-one constant contrast ratio. .
Odyssey Ark is the ultimate entertainment screen, made possible by Samsung’s proprietary matte display and sound dome technology. With both anti-glare and anti-reflection protection, users can surround themselves, work and play undisturbed with cinematic sound delivered through four speakers in each corner and two central woofers — resulting in a minimum of 60W 2.2.2 channel. 45Hz notes of any gaming screen or gaming soundbar.
Odyssey Ark is equipped with all the essential features to provide the best gaming, entertainment and lifestyle experiences. The Smart Hub integrates essential IoT devices and functionalities, allowing users to monitor and adjust settings such as temperature and humidity through the SmartThings app. Plus, a simple Wi-Fi connection enables the full Smart TV experience, offering access to popular streaming apps and free live content with no downloads or sign-ups made possible by Samsung TV Plus.
In addition to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (GtG) with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, the Odyssey Ark offers Samsung Gaming Hub,1 An all-in-one game streaming discovery platform where players can discover and play their favorite games with no download or storage space requirements.
Additionally, Odyssey Ark is equipped with Ark Dial, a solar-powered controller that is exclusive to Ark Screen, which allows quick and easy control of settings such as Flex Move Screen, Multi View, Quick Settings and Game Bar.2 Besides being equipped with a solar panel, the Arc Dial can also be charged via a USB Type-C connection.
Odyssey G70B and G65B: Smarter services and slicker gameplay
Newly unveiled at Gamescom 2022 are the Odyssey G70B and G65B gaming monitors. These are the first models in the Odyssey lineup to have both Samsung’s Smart Platform and Samsung Gaming Hub embedded.
Both the G70B and G65B offer smart functionality, including the option to create a home office environment even without a PC. The monitors connect easily to various IT devices and services from one screen for a highly efficient work environment. Users can wirelessly connect to a Windows or Mac PC, use Samsung DeX, mirror the smartphone screen to a monitor using Apple AirPlay 2, as well as access Microsoft 365 cloud services. Users can also watch the latest shows on Netflix, Amazon Prime and other leading OTT (over-the-top) service providers.
In addition to the IoT functionality available on the Odyssey Ark, the G70B and G65B are equipped with high-sensitivity far-field voice microphones, allowing users to control the device through voice assistants such as Bixby and Amazon Alexa. always in voice3 The function allows users to interact with Bixby even when the monitor is turned off, while displaying conversational information on the monitor screen.
The G70B is available in 28- and 32-inch sizes, offering a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (GtG). These capabilities are packaged in a UHD resolution, flat IPS display that is enhanced with NVIDIA’s G-SYNC compatible and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro for smooth gameplay.
The G65B is offered in 27- and 32-inch size options and is equipped with a 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time (GtG). The QHD, 1000R curved display comes with FreeSync Premium Pro for a flawless gaming experience that gives any gamer a competitive edge.
The Samsung Gaming Hub — available on both the G70B and G65B — allows instant access to top streaming services from partners like Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Google Stadia, Utomik and Amazon Luna (US only). Plus, users can access popular console and PC games to travel the gaming universe, powered by Samsung’s advanced game streaming technology for smooth visuals and responsive gameplay. In addition to the Samsung Gaming Hub, the two new Odyssey models offer the Game Bar, a powerful tool that enables gamers to quickly and easily view the status of gaming settings and modify response time or screen ratio, as well as Game Picture Mode, without ever having to. Leave the game screen.
Samsung’s Odyssey Ark is now available for pre-order worldwide, while the G70B and G65B will be available globally from Q4.
To experience and learn more about Samsung’s latest gaming display innovations, please visit the Samsung booth at Gamecom Hall 9 in Cologne, Germany, August 24-28, 2022. For more information on Samsung’s Odyssey gaming lineup, please visit https:// displaysolutions.samsung.com/gaming-monitor/odyssey-ark.
You can also visit the Samsung Odyssey Twitch channel to explore the gaming of tomorrow: https://www.twitch.tv/samsungodyssey.
1 Samsung Gaming Hub is available in the following countries/regions: US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Korea and Brazil. Service availability for partners may vary by region.
2 Game Bar is supported for PC and console gaming, but not for gaming hubs.
3 Availability of voice assistant services may vary by region.