Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 announced as the world’s first 4K 240Hz gaming monitor

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 announced
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Samsung has just announced the world’s first 4K 240Hz gaming monitor. The new Odyssey Neo G8 will be launched alongside two other monitors in the upcoming CES 2022. In this article, we will be looking at the individual specs, features, price, and availability of the Samsung monitor lineup 2022.

Samsung Monitor Lineup 2022

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8

As mentioned earlier, Samsung Odyssey Neo 9 sports the world’s first 4K 240Hz panel. This 32″ monitor has a curvature of 1000R.

Samsung has deployed Quantum Mini LED for the backlight here. These mini LEDs are 1/40th the size of traditional LEDs. Moreover, this monitor offers a peak brightness of up to 2000 nits (HDR) and 4096 brightness levels.

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8

As for connectivity, it has two HDMI 2.1 and one DisplayPort 1.4 port. The Neo G8 can automatically switch input sources thanks to Auto Source Switch+ feature. In addition, this monitor has RGB lighting at the back that can be adjusted using the CoreSync.

Samsung Smart Monitor M8

Moving on, the Samsung Smart Monitor M8 is both slimmer and thinner than its predecessor. It measures just 11.4mm thick, which is 1/3rd of the Smart Monitor M7. The M8 features a 32″ UHD screen and its height is adjustable as well, thanks to the HAS (Height Adjustable Stand).

Samsung Smart Monitor M8

Like its predecessor, Samsung Smart Monitor M8 can stream content from multiple OTT platforms. In addition, it comes with SmartThings Hub that allows users to control their smart home devices too.

One can even install a dedicated webcam on the top to use it with the Google Duo which comes pre-installed.

Samsung S8

Next up is the Samsung S8, which is a monitor for content creation. There are two screen sizes to choose from: 32″ and 27″. Both variants have UHD panels with 98% DCI-P3 color coverage and are glare-free certified by Underwriters Laboratories. In addition, the 32″ model also has VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification.

As for connectivity, the Samsung S8 comes with one ethernet and one USB-C port. The latter has a 90W charging support in addition to data transmission.

Samsung S8 Monitor

Samsung Monitor Lineup 2022 Price and Availability

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8, Smart Monitor M8, and S8 will be available in Korea in the first half of 2022. Further details regarding the price and global availability will be announced in CES 2022, where Samsung will also unveil the rest of its 2022 monitor lineup.

Samsung Monitor Lineup Availability
Odyssey Neo G8 H1 2022 (South Korea)
Smart Monitor M8
UHD Monitor S8
  • Meanwhile, check out our review of Huawei’s latest high-end monitors (Nepali).