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Technology news | Samsung’s Odyssey Ark, massive 55-inch 165Hz gaming monitor with ‘cockpit mode’

Sheol [South Korea]August 16 (ANI): The Odyssey Arc (G97NB), the latest member of Samsung’s Odyssey family of gaming monitors, features a 55″ curved panel with a 165Hz refresh rate. Wait until “cabin mode” appears.

According to GSM Arena, the Arc is a 55″ 4K monitor that has a curvature of 1000R, which is equivalent to a circle with a radius of 1 meter (3.3 feet). With a typical aspect ratio of 16: 9, the resolution is 3840 by 2160 pixels.

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For local dimming (1,056 zones), the panel uses Quantum Mini LEDs along with 14-bit processing. It now has a static contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and 16,384 black levels. It offers “Quantum HDR 2000”, which translates to 2,000 nits at maximum brightness (with a bit of marketing from Samsung). To minimize glare and reflections, the screen has a matte finish.

With FreeSync Premium Pro support, the screen has a 165Hz refresh rate and a 1ms gray-to-gray response time. The Neural Quantum Processor Ultra has the ability to upgrade older games to 4K quality.

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There are three wall mount options and height and tilt adjustments for the stand that comes in the box (200×200, 300×300 and 400×400). Cockpit mode lets you tilt the screen 90 degrees so that the bottom part stays mostly vertical while the rest hangs above it.

The Odyssey Arc features an excellent built-in audio system with four speakers (one in each corner) and two woofers on the bottom that produce a combined power of 60W (and a frequency response that reaches up to 45 Hz ).

The included Ark Dial remote control can operate a number of the monitor’s sophisticated capabilities. The Ark can be used as a borderless multi-monitor arrangement because it’s the same size as four 22.5″ monitors (yes, there are four HDMI inputs). Alternatively, you can have a vertical stack of three virtual monitors if the ‘turn up.Cockpit mode.

Flex Move Screen also allows you to change the aspect ratio from 16:9 to 21:9 to 32:9 and the image size between 55″ and 27″. Similar to the remote controls of contemporary Samsung TVs, the Ark Dial is solar powered.

The monitor comes with a number of useful gaming features. You can easily check that everything is in order using the game bar, including whether you’re getting the framerate you expect, whether HDR and VRR are enabled, etc.

The preloaded Samsung Gaming Hub will suggest titles from various streaming providers, including Xbox, GeForce Now, and Stadia.

Tizen’s cutting-edge capabilities are available on the monitor. In addition, it now has support for Samsung SmartThings and Amazon Alexa, GSM Arena reports.

Later today, pre-orders opened for the Samsung Odyssey Ark gaming monitor, priced at USD 3,500. (ANI)

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