There’s some good news for gamers in need of a new monitor – Samsung has announced the release of the Samsung Odyssey G5 S32AG52, a new display for an optimal gaming experience. The latest addition to the Samsung Odyssey line of gaming monitors, this screen offers a 165Hz refresh rate combined with WQHD native resolution.
The new Odyssey G5 comes with a 32-inch IPS panel combined with HDR400, which means it is High Dynamic Range-compatible at 400 nits. This is a respectable level of brightness and should be suitable for most gaming or entertainment needs. The combination of an IPS panel, which is known for its bright colors and contrast, and HDR400 is likely to offer good color reproduction.
Samsung promises wide viewing angles on this 32-inch screen, saying the image should remain clear from any perspective at a 178-degree angle. The display has a 21:9 WQHD resolution, which refers to a resolution of 2560 x 1440. Compared to Full HD monitors, the Odyssey packs 1.7 times the pixel density, allowing for more content on the screen than other monitors.
The Samsung Odyssey G5 has a refresh rate of 165Hz combined with a 1ms response time. There are screens that offer higher refresh rates, but 165Hz should be sufficient for most gamers, even those that rely heavily on refresh rates, such as first-person shooters. .
It’s compatible with both Nvidia’s G-Sync and AMD’s FreeSync Premium, which means it can be used regardless of the graphics card installed in the system. Using G-Sync or FreeSync Premium prevents screen bursts and reduces input lag.
The monitor comes with an HDMI 2.0 port, DisplayPort 1.2 connection, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It also has a DC 19V connection and a USB service port.
Visually, the Samsung Odyssey G5 sports thin bezels and a somewhat matte look. The monitor attaches to a height-adjustable stand, and it can tilt, swivel, or even pivot if you prefer to work on a vertical monitor.
The G5 S32AG52 is the successor to Samsung’s successful line of monitors, which include a variety of screens, such as curvedWhile the performance of the monitor remains to be seen, on paper it looks like a good option for gamers and creatives, with a bright display and a decent refresh rate.
Samsung hasn’t yet announced when the Samsung Odyssey G5 S32AG52 will be available for sale, or for how much. However, the monitor is already Live on Samsung’s website, so its launch cannot be far off.