Samsung makes 49″ HDR monitor with resolution of 5120×1440 pixels and 120Hz panel

Samsung introduces a new curved 49″ monitor. The CRG9 has a resolution of 5120×1440 pixels, has a refresh rate of 120Hz and supports FreeSync 2. There is hdr10 support and the maximum brightness is 1000cd/m².

Compared to previous 49 “monitors, the peak brightness is a lot higher; Samsung calls 1000cd/m². This is the maximum brightness on a small surface, for HDR display. The refresh rate with 120Hz is also higher than with previous models. The monitor supports AMD’s FreeSync 2, but in what range is not yet known, and it is not yet clear whether the monitor has an HDMI 2.1 connection.

The 49″ monitor is about the size of two 27″ monitors side by side. The resolution also corresponds to two times 2560×1440 pixels. Samsung has put the first details of its 49CRG9 monitor online.

Samsung does not state which panel type the screen has. In earlier models, the manufacturer used va panels. The panel has a quantum dot layer and the monitor has a curvature of 1800R. That corresponds to a circle with a radius of 1.8 meters. The 49CRG9 will be released in April for a suggested retail price of 1499 euros.

Samsung also comes with the UR59C, a 32″ monitor with a 4k resolution and a contrast ratio of 2500:1. This screen has a regular 16:9 ratio, but is also curved, with a curvature of 1500R. on the market in March and costs 499 euros.

Furthermore, Samsung will show the Space Monitor at CES, in 27″ and 32″ versions. These are screens with a base and with an arm that is made in such a way that the screen can be placed flat against the wall. The small version has a 1440p resolution and the large version is a 4k model. The price of the 27″ variant is 499 euros, Samsung does not yet mention a price for the 32″ version. The Space Monitor models will be released in early April.