Samsung is introducing 4 new gaming monitors at Gamescom at the moment, and they’re the primary Odyssey fashions to have Samsung’s Gaming Hub in-built. This gaming hub supplies fast and easy access to Xbox Cloud Gaming, Google Stadia, Amazon Luna, and Nvidia GeForce Now sport streaming providers.
The Samsung Odyssey G70B and G65B are each designed primarily for PC gaming, with the G70B out there in each 27- and 32-inch flat IPS choices with 4K assist at 144Hz and 1ms gray-to-gray (GtG) response occasions. The G65B is a curved monitor (1000R) with the identical 1ms GtG response occasions, and it’s out there in 27- and 32-inch sizes with 1440p assist at 240Hz. Samsung doesn’t point out whether or not the G65B is IPS, VA, or TN, however given its historical past with curved panels at these sizes it’s probably VA.
Samsung’s Gaming Hub is constructed straight into all 4 of those fashions for fast access to sport streaming providers, however there’s additionally a new Game Bar software that lets PC players view gaming settings and modify response occasions, display ratios, and sport modes simply.
You may even use these monitors with no PC, thanks to Samsung’s Smart Platform integration. Samsung lets G70B and G65B house owners wirelessly join to PCs or Macs, mirror an iPhone or iPad display utilizing Apple AirPlay 2, and even use Samsung DeX — considered one of the closest things we have to using our phones as PCs. Apps for Netflix and Amazon Prime may also run straight on the monitors for those who simply need to change off from gaming or work.
Samsung hasn’t launched full specs, launch dates, or pricing for the Odyssey G70B and G65B but. These new fashions “will be available globally from Q4,” says Samsung.