Samsung Electronics Introduces Odyssey Lineup at Gamescom 2022 Offering Cutting-Edge Entertainment Experiences – Samsung Newsroom UK

The Samsung Odyssey series, including the world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved gaming screen, combined with Samsung Gaming Hub and Smart Platform, delivers next-generation entertainment experiences

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled its latest range of gaming displays at Gamescom 2022, including the innovative Odyssey Ark and the Odyssey G70B and G65B. The Odyssey Ark, announced earlier this month, is the world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved gaming screen, with a refresh rate of 165Hz, a 1ms (GtG) response time, and the all-new mode Cockpit.

“As the largest gaming event in the world, Gamescom represents an opportunity for Samsung to showcase our latest gaming innovations that will deliver the incredible future of gaming to gamer communities around the world,” said Hyesung Ha. executive vice president of Visual Display Business of Samsung Electronics. “The majestic Odyssey Ark and the new super intelligent G70B and G65B reinforce our experience, while opening up a whole new world of possibilities through these gaming screens.”

Odyssey Ark: Ultimate entertainment screen with superior gaming performance

The Odyssey Ark represents a new frontier in gaming with its unmatched picture quality and cinematic surround sound. The world’s first 55-inch 1000R curved screen offers immersive viewing that envelops the user’s peripheral vision, enhanced by Cockpit mode that optimizes the screen environment with HAS (Height Adjustable Stand), tilt and pivot capabilities. Quantum Mini LED-based Quantum Matrix technology enables ultra-fine and precise control of high-density LEDs with newly added 14-bit processing, boosted by 16,384 black levels and a million-to-one static contrast ratio that shows every detail with perfect sharpness.

The Odyssey Ark is the ultimate entertainment screen, made possible by Samsung’s matte display and proprietary Sound Dome technology. Thanks to the anti-glare and anti-glare protection, users can watch, work and play without distraction, surrounding themselves with cinematic sound transmitted through four speakers at each corner and two center woofers, resulting in a 2.2.2 60W channel with minimum Note at 45 Hz of any game screen or game soundbar.

The Odyssey Ark is packed with all the features you need to deliver the best gaming, entertainment and lifestyle experiences. Smart Hub integrates essential IoT devices and features, allowing users to monitor and adjust settings such as temperature and humidity via the SmartThings app. In addition, a simple Wi-Fi connection allows for a complete smart TV experience, allowing access to the most popular streaming apps and free live content without downloads or registrations made possible by Samsung TV Plus.

In addition to a 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms (GtG) response time with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro, the Odyssey Ark offers Samsung Gaming Hub[1]an all-in-one game streaming detection platform where gamers can discover and play the games they love with no downloads or storage requirements.

In addition, Odyssey Ark features Ark Dial, a solar-powered controller exclusive to the Ark screen, which allows for quick and easy control of settings such as Flex Move Screen, Multi View, Quick Settings and Game Bar.[2]. In addition to being equipped with a solar panel, the Ark Dial can also be recharged via a USB Type-C connection.

Odyssey G70B and G65B: intelligent services and even smoother gameplay

Odyssey G70B and G65B gaming monitors were recently unveiled at Gamescom 2022. These are the first models in the Odyssey range that have both Samsung’s Smart Platform and Samsung Gaming Hub integrated.

Both the G70B and G65B offer intelligent functionality, including the ability to create a home office environment even without a PC. Monitors conveniently connect to various IT devices and services from a single screen for an ultra-efficient workplace. Users can wirelessly connect to a Windows PC or Mac, use Samsung DeX, mirror a smartphone screen to the monitor using Apple AirPlay 2, and access Microsoft 365 cloud services. Users can also watch the latest programs on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other major over-the-top (OTT) service providers.

In addition to the IoT functionality also available on Odyssey Ark, the G70B and G65B are equipped with a highly sensitive Far Field Voice microphone, which allows users to control the device with voice assistants such as Bixby and Amazon Alexa. The voice always on[3] The feature allows users to interact with Bixby even when the monitor is off by displaying conversation information on the monitor screen.

The G70B is available in 28 and 32-inch sizes, offering a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms (GtG) response time. These features are packaged in a flat UHD resolution IPS display that’s enhanced by NVIDIA’s G-SYNC compatibility and AMD FreeSync Premium Pro for smooth gameplay.

The G65B is offered in 27 and 32 inch sizes and features a 240Hz refresh rate and 1ms (GtG) response time. The curved QHD display, 1000R is equipped with FreeSync Premium Pro for a flawless gaming experience that will give any gamer a competitive edge.

Samsung Gaming Hub, available on both the G70B and G65B, allows instant access to the best streaming services from partners such as Xbox, NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Google Stadia, Utomik and Amazon Luna (US only). Additionally, users can access popular console and PC games to travel the gaming universe, thanks to Samsung’s advanced game streaming technology for smooth graphics and responsive gameplay. In addition to Samsung Gaming Hub, the two new Odyssey models offer Game Bar, a powerful tool that allows players to quickly and easily view the status of game settings and change the response time or screen ratio, as well as the mode. Game Picture, without ever having to leave the game screen.

Samsung’s Odyssey Ark is now available for pre-order globally, while the G70B and G65B will be available globally from the fourth quarter.

To experience and learn more about the latest innovations in Samsung’s gaming displays, visit the Samsung booth at Gamescom in Hall 9 of Koelnmesse, Cologne, August 24-28, 2022. For more information on the Samsung Odyssey range of games, visit https://displaysolutions.samsung.com/gaming-monitor/odyssey-ark. You can also visit the Samsung Odyssey Twitch channel to explore the games of tomorrow: https://www.twitch.tv/samsungodyssey.

[1] Samsung Gaming Hub is available in the following countries / regions: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Korea and Brazil. Partner service availability may vary by region

[2] Game Bar is supported for PC and console games, but not for Gaming Hub

[3] The availability of voice assistant services may vary by region

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