Samsung Publicizes CRG9: A 49-Inch Curved 5K 120 Hz FreeSync 2 Monitor
Samsung has launched a second-generation 49-inch show supporting AMD's FreeSync 2 know-how. The brand new CRG9 monitor options considerably larger decision and brightness than the first-generation C49HG90 LCD, launched in mid-2017.
Samsung was the primary show producer to launch a household of AMD FreeSync 2 . Screens have been supported in mid-2017 with a 49-inch curved C49HG90 LCD show. Undoubtedly, the monitor was a powerful piece of , however at $ 1,499 it was not good with its 3840 × 1080 decision and 600 nits brightness. Since then, some show suppliers have launched their FreeSync 2-enabled choices, however none of them was as spectacular as Samsung's FS2 merchandise. Within the meantime, Samsung has been engaged on its flagship second-generation FreeSync 2 monitor.
The brand new Samsung CRG9 Extremely Huge Show relies on the corporate's new curved VA panel with a so-called "twin QHD" decision (5120 × 1440), 1000 nits peak brightness, and a 178º vertical / horizontal viewing angle To be able to improve the decision of its flagship gaming show of 3840 × 1080 and the brightness of 600 nits, Samsung needed to decrease the refresh price from 144 Hz to 120 Hz, which is 178º, a response time of four ms and an replace price of 120 Hz how a good compromise seems.
Similar to the previous-generation 49-inch mannequin, the brand new CRG9 show options LED backlighting with quantum dots that help the DCI-P3 shade house (in addition to a bigger than-sRGB shade house) and allow the HDR-focused AMD FreeSync 2. Speaking about HDR: The monitor totally helps HDR10 (Samsung doesn’t say something about Dolby Imaginative and prescient). Nonetheless, if you happen to're a panel with a peak brightness of 1000 Nits, it’s going to seemingly carry VESA's DisplayHDR 1000 badge.
By way of connectivity, the brand new monitor helps two DisplayPorts, an HDMI enter, a USB three.zero hub, and a headphone jack.
Common specs of Samsung's 2nd technology 49-inch LCD display with AMD FreeSync 2
5120 × 1440
3840 × 1080
Most refresh price
1 ms MPRT
1000 cd / m²
600 cd / m²
3000: 1 (typical)
2400: 1 (minimal)
LED with Quantum Dots with native dimming
LED with quantum dots
178 ° / 178 ° horizontal / vertical (?)
178 ° / 178 ° horizontal / vertical
32: 9 (three.56: 1)
Dynamic Refresh Charge Know-how
AMD FreeSync 2
2 × DisplayPort
1 × HDMI
1 × DisplayPort
1 × mDP
2 × HDMI
three.5 mm enter and output
USB three.zero ports
2 × USB three.zero Kind A Connector
1 × USB three.zero Kind B enter
Samsung didn’t announce when the CRG9 monitor might be bought and the way excessive the worth might be. Primarily based on unofficial data it was anticipated that the panel for the CRG9 show will go into mass manufacturing in November 2018. If that’s the case, the business launch of the LCD is fairly shut. Samsung nonetheless has to announce all of the technical particulars of the CRG9 monitor, so they’re anticipated to be launched throughout market hours.