Samsung Odyssey OLED G9 G95SC (QD-OLED)

Samsung Odyssey OLED G9 G95SC (QD-OLED)

Samsung Odyssey OLED G9 G95SC (QD-OLED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Best in Class9.6/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.6/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Poor5.6/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Excellent9.2/10
RESOLUTION: Fair6.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.2/10
CONTRAST: Best in Class10.0/10
COLOR VOLUME: Best in Class10.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Best in Class9.5/10
TEXT QUALITY: Fair6.5/10

The Samsung Odyssey OLED G9 G95SC comes with a premium price tag and offers a unique 49-inch curved screen that provides a very immersive gaming and media consumption experience, especially with its 32:9 aspect ratio. As an OLED monitor with QD-OLED technology, it delivers infinite contrast and excellent color depth, making it outstanding for HDR gaming and media, as well as suitable for digital and print photo editing. It has a high refresh rate, which alongside features like variable refresh rate support and low response time, makes it a top choice for competitive gaming and casual gaming alike. However, it is not the best option for productivity due to its large size and curvature, which can make text less sharp than on other monitors. For connectivity, it offers a range of ports including HDMI 2.1, which is great for modern gaming consoles and high-end PCs. Despite its higher price, this monitor provides a best-in-class visual performance that can greatly enhance gaming and watching movies, but it may not suit users looking for a monitor primarily for office work or who prefer a flat-screen display. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • Vivid colors with OLED technology
  • Wide and immersive 49-inch curved display
  • High contrast ratio for deep blacks
  • Supports HDR gaming and media
  • Wide color gamut for photo editing
Cons
  • Fair text quality and brightness
  • Limited stand adjustments
  • Reflective glossy screen
  • Not suitable for HDR video editing

Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.9
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.8
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,200
Screen Size
49"
Resolution
5120 x 1440
Screen Type
OLED
Screen Sub-type
QD-OLED
Refresh Rate
240Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
Inf:1
SDR Peak Brightness
236 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
465 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
1 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9.6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
107 PPI
Coating
Glossy
Text Clarity Score
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6.6/10
Image Clarity Score
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6.9/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
1
Micro HDMI Ports
1
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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