Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 Monitor Review

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 Review – This is an upgraded version of the Samsung Odyssey G7 Monitor, which is a successful gaming series monitor from Samsung. It has 32 inches 4K display with a 240Hz refresh rate and G-Sync/FreeSync capabilities making this a perfect monitor for gamers.

If you are looking for a gaming monitor that gives you peak power with immersive image quality then the G8 is the best for you. It has Quantum HDR2000 with deeper blacks and optimized color accuracy.

The 240Hz refresh rate gives you a superfast gameplay experience, The build and design are pretty similar to most of the Samsung monitors.

One of the best attractions of this monitor is the 1000R curved body with 4K resolution, that’s very nice to see a gaming monitor has a 4K UHD panel with a curved display.

The back side is very similar to the G9, same size stand and you can change the view angels off the monitor to the comfortable position by titling, it adjusts the height, and also you can pivot to a different position so that’s great.

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 ‎LS32BG852NNXGO Monitor Overview

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 ‎LS32BG852NNXGO Monitor comes with 32 inches 1000R curved display with a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 Pixels. 240Hz refresh rate, and AMD FreeSync premium pro (also support G-Sync).

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 ‎LS32BG852NNXGO Monitor
Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 ‎

The body is a similar look to the previous G5 series, and the stand is similar to G9, the stand is small and easily fits on your desk without keeping extra space on your setup, also the stand is adjustable so you can adjust it according to your viewing angles.

This is a gaming-focused monitor so you will get maximum performance with immersive gameplay experiences such as 240hz refresh rate and 4K display that supports Quantum HDR2000 that has excellent color-producing capabilities with super wise dynamic range brighter visual with vibrant colors.

One more main reason why you should consider this monitor is the price tag, there are many good monitors on the market but the prices are super high this is pretty impressive to see that the price tag is very nice with peak performance.

Build and Design

The body of this monitor builds from plastic with sturdy finishing on the back, due to its curved 1000R body the monitor looks very nice and the back side is super impressive with Samsung design gaming feels. The body curve is good it doesn’t capture extra space and the stand is also in very good shape and perfectly fits on most of the desk sizes so that’s good.

Neo G8 side view
Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 side view

The stand supports all major adjustability features that help you to adjust the position of the display to your favorite viewing angle.

Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 side view
Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 side view

The weight of this monitor is 8.89 Kg, that’s a bit heavy but it’s an ultrawide monitor so the weight feels more uncomfortable while moving the monitor to a different corner of your setup. The dimensions are 12.2 x 29.1 x 23.9 inches.

Image Quality

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 comes with a 32 inches 1000R curved 4K display that supports Quantum HDR2000 for deeper blacks and vibrant color production, This is similar to the VESA certified DisplayHDR 1400, 1000 but it has more than 1000 nits peak brightness. This is one of the first monitors in the market that uses 1000 nits peak brightness technology with 240Hz 1000R curved 4K display, that’s a great combination.

Image quality is the monitor did a great job, normally we are not expecting too much image quality from a gaming-focused monitor, better picture quality needs mostly for content creation and editing stuff, but this is totally different.

Colors are superb with responsible visuals due to the 240Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync, but the horizontal and vertical view angles are a little weak, HDR brightness is good with amazing image quality.

Performance

It has a 240Hz refresh rate with AMD FreeSync Premium Pro that gives you super-smooth and responsible gaming performance, Visuals are super fast and there is no issue of flickering, lag, and blurry visuals. You can play any games on this monitor without any issues. The monitor supports G-Sync capabilities so you will get both FreeSync and G-Sync support on this monitor that enhances overall graphics rendering processes for faster and super responsive visuals.

Connectivity

The monitor comes with DisplayPort, HDMI, and USB 3.0 ports.

Pros

4K, 240Hz refresh rate, 1000R curved body, adjustable, HDR.

Cons

Connectivity, Horizontal/vertical Viewing angles.

Price Trends

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Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 Price Trends

There is no price fluctuation because this is newly launched by Samsung.

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Comparison

These are the main competitors of the Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 monitor –

1. SAMSUNG Odyssey Neo G9 G95NA 

The SAMSUNG Odyssey Neo G9 is one of the best monitors that offers 49 inches 4K 1000R curved display with massive4 gameplay performance, just like the performance the price tag is also higher than the Neo G8, If you want to experience a next-level gaming monitor experience then the Neo G9 is best for you.

2. ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ

If you don’t have a high budget for the G9 and G8 but still want great picture quality then the ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ is best for you, but the main drawbacks are this is not a curved monitor and it has a 144Hz refresh rate, so if you already to compromise these things with a less price tag then you can choose this monitor.

Final Words

The Samsung Odyssey Neo G8 is an all-rounder monitor with great features, If you have the budget then you should invest in this monitor because you will get a lot more things on a gaming monitor, It’s not just for gaming you can use this monitor fr content creation and editing stuff without any issues. If you don’t have the budget then you can buy a 240Hz monitor or a 4K monitor according to your need but you will not get extreme image quality and gaming performance like the G8 offers.

Sajal Manjhi

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