Samsung will start selling the 55″ Odyssey Ark from August 24 for a suggested retail price of 2999 euros. The monitor has a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels and can be used both horizontally and vertically.
The Odyssey Ark is according to Samsung The world’s first 55″ gaming monitor with a 1000R curve. The screen uses a mini LED panel, has a 16:9 aspect ratio and offers a maximum screen brightness of 1000 cd/㎡. Users can tilt and rotate the screen, with the South Korean tech giant calls the vertical position the Cockpit mode.It also comes with a remote control that allows you to change various display settings, including screen size, screen mode and screen ratio.The so-called Ark Dial features a solar panel but can also be used with a USB port. C-cable to be charged.
The monitor is mainly aimed at gamers. This is evident from the refresh rate of 165Hz, the 1ms response time and the support of AMD FreeSync Premium Pro. The 55″ Odyssey Ark also has a single HDMI 2.1 connection that allows gaming at 120Hz and a resolution of 4K on a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X. There is also support for the Gaming Hub, HDR 10+ and Dolby Atmos. .
Another striking feature is the fairly extensive speaker installation of the Odyssey Ark. The monitor has four speakers, one in each corner of the screen. In addition, two subwoofers have been incorporated into the monitor for a combined sound production of 60W.