Samsung Unveils The Odyssey OLED G8 & Odyssey OLED G6 Gaming Monitors With AI Capabilities

Samsung has revealed its latest additions to the “Odyssey” gaming monitor series: the Odyssey OLED G8 and OLED G6 models, boasting advanced features and AI enhancements.

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The Odyssey models from the Korean tech giant are truly captivating and have set a new standard for the display industry. While the Odyssey OLED G9 Neo gaming monitor, launched a year ago, initially dazzled, Samsung’s latest releases evoke similar awe. Both the Odyssey OLED G8 and OLED G6 represent the company’s commitment to delivering top-tier displays, enhanced further with advanced AI capabilities, ensuring an immersive experience for consumers amidst the excitement.

Exploring the specs of the new monitors, the Odyssey OLED G8 boasts a 32-inch 4K UHD resolution panel, a rapid 240 Hz refresh rate, and an impressive 0.03 ms GtG response time. In contrast, the OLED G6 offers a slightly smaller 27-inch panel but ups the ante with a higher refresh rate of 360 Hz. For hardcore gaming, the G6 takes the lead, yet if you seek a versatile option, the OLED G8 is the preferred choice.

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Samsung announces that its Odyssey OLED G8 gaming monitor marks the company’s inaugural OLED display to integrate AI functionalities, powered by the dedicated NQ8 AI Gen3 processor. It shares technology with Samsung’s Neo QLED 8K TV. Utilizing this processor, the OLED G8 incorporates AI-driven “upscaling capabilities,” enabling users to enhance content up to 4K when utilizing native Smart TV applications such as the Gaming Hub and more.

For the first time, AI upscaling has been integrated into a mainstream gaming monitor, presenting a significant advantage, particularly for hardcore gaming monitors lacking native high panel quality and resolution. Additionally, Samsung introduces the OLED Safeguard+ mechanism, incorporating burn-in protection technology by integrating a “pulsating heat pipe” with the panel. This innovation enhances heat dissipation, ensuring prolonged durability for the OLED screen.

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In terms of pricing, Samsung’s Odyssey OLED G8 gaming monitor is priced at $1,299, with the OLED G6 available for $899. While the prices are indeed premium, they align with expectations for monitors of this caliber.

Source: Samsung Newsroom