Samsung Unveils Its Expanded 2021 Odyssey Gaming Monitor Lineup

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Versatile new options provide players around the globe with incredible picture quality and superior design


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the number one player in the gaming monitor market[1], recently announced the expanded 2021 Odyssey monitor lineup will be available in Canada beginning mid-July 2021, providing gamers of all skill sets with superb picture quality and futuristic design.


Following the curved gaming monitor launch in 2020, Samsung now offers a variety of Odyssey monitors in flat-screen design, ranging from 24 to 27 inches. The new lineup delivers super-real picture quality, a higher response level, tailored ergonomics and intuitive usability. Together with these latest features, gaming enthusiasts can enjoy real-world colours, pinpoint accuracy and sharp response speeds for their PC and console gaming entertainment devices.


As gaming industry continues to thrive worldwide, Samsung Odyssey has quickly become a go-to monitor among gamers seeking incredible picture quality and high performance, all in one package. The expanded lineup now ensures gamers can choose a monitor that can accommodate their exact preferences and play needs.



“With the rise in gaming, Samsung continues to deliver innovative monitors designed to foster next-level gaming experiences,” said Pat Bugos, VP/Head of Consumer Electronics, Samsung Electronics Canada. “The expanded Odyssey gaming monitor lineup elevates today’s gaming experience, allowing players to discover new adventures and realities.”


The latest additions to Samsung’s Odyssey gaming monitor lineup include:


  • Odyssey G5 27” (Model: G50A) – The Odyssey G5 is ideal for players looking to take their games to the next level, both on PC and next-generation gaming consoles. It is the first Odyssey that features a Quad High Definition (QHD) panel with a 165Hz refresh rate delivering a 1ms[2] response time as well as HDR10 for awe-inspiring graphics that are ready to perform. G-SYNC Compatible and AMD FreeSync Premium take performance up a level to provide a stutter-free competitive edge. With a height-adjustable stand, players can tilt, swivel and pivot their monitor to create a fully ergonomic setup that’s comfortable to play on for hours.


  • Odyssey G3 27” and 24” (Model: G30A) – The Odyssey G3 is ideal for all players looking for an accessible way to step up their game. With a speedy 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms[3] (MPRT) response time, pixels change with a near-instant response for fast-paced action and swift on-screen performance. AMD FreeSync Premium smooths out the action for uninterrupted game flow, allowing players to see games just as the creators intended. The G3 features a height-adjustable stand, ensuring players are just as comfortable as they are immersed.


The Samsung G50A Odyssey gaming monitor also includes an array of intuitive multitasking features to get the most out of every interaction whether gaming, enjoying creating content. The monitor features multiple screen management tools for multitasking. Users can effortlessly game, watch and chat all at the same time with Picture-by-Picture (PBP) or create a virtual second screen with Picture-in-Picture (PIP) with flexible customization. With Easy Setting Box, players can conveniently manage multiple screens on one monitor with fully optimized window allocations for better multitasking so players no longer have to choose between watching their favourite streamer or playing their game.


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[Spec Table]

Model G50A G30A
Display Screen Size 27” 27″ 24″
Flat / Curved Flat
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Brightness (Typical) 350 cd/㎡ 250 cd/㎡
Resolution 2,560 x 1,440 1,920 x 1,080
Response Time 1ms(GTG) 1ms(MPRT)
Viewing Angle 178°(Horizontal)/178°(Vertical)
Frame Rate Max 165Hz Max 144Hz
FreeSync FreeSync Premium
G-SYNC G-SYNC Compatible
Etc.(1) Eye Saver Mode, Flicker Free, Black Equalizer, Refresh Rate Optimizer
Etc.(2) Low Input Lag Mode, Super Arena Gaming UX, Ultrawide Game View, CoreSync Lighting  

Etc. Colour BLACK
Interface Display Port 1.2 (1EA), HDMI 2.0 (1EA) Display Port 1.2 (1EA),
HDMI 1.4 (1EA)
Ergonomics HAS(Height Adjustable Stand), Tilt, Swivel, Pivot
Wall Mount 100 x 100


[1] Based on global market share in IDC Q1 2021 Final History Report.
[2] Based on Gray to Gray (GTG) industry standard measuring how long it takes a pixel to change gray levels.
[3] Based on industry standard Moving Picture Response Time (MPRT) measuring the “motion blur” of rapidly moving objects in a sequence of images.

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