Samsung S49AG95 Odyssey Neo G9 (VA Mini LED)

Samsung S49AG95 Odyssey Neo G9 (VA Mini LED)

Samsung S49AG95 Odyssey Neo G9 (VA Mini LED)

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BEST RATING
Casual Gaming:
4.3
CASUAL GAMING: Good7.7/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor5.4/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.7/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Good7.1/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.1/10
CONTRAST: Good7.1/10
COLOR VOLUME: Fair6.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Very Good8.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.9/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The Samsung S49AG95 Odyssey Neo G9 is a high-end, large, ultrawide monitor with a premium price tag, ideal for immersive gaming and multitasking. Its Mini LED VA panel delivers deep blacks suitable for dark room viewing. The high refresh rate and large screen enhance gaming experiences, particularly for casual games. However, this monitor is less suitable for competitive gaming due to its slower response time. This monitor's expansive color gamut makes it good for print photo editing but isn't the best for HDR gaming or media consumption as it lacks certain HDR features. The stand is adjustable for ergonomic comfort, and multiple HDMI and DisplayPort inputs offer good connectivity. The curved aspect ratio of this monitor may affect productivity tasks that require straight edges like graphic design or spreadsheets. Despite its higher cost, it's a strong choice for users who prioritize an ultrawide, immersive experience and are less concerned with top-tier gaming performance or HDR content creation. Give Feedback

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Ratings by Category

Casual Gaming:
4.3
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.0
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Productivity:
3.8
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,710
Screen Size
49"
Resolution
5120 x 1440
Screen Type
Mini LED
Screen Sub-type
VA
Local Dimming Zones
2048

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
3000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
420 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
2000 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
85.5 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
2 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
60,240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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8/10
Ghosting Score
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9/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
109 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
0
HDMI 2.1 Ports
2
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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