IFA 2016 does not start until September 1st, but the announcements are already rolling in. Samsung will be releasing the CFG70 and CF791-- the world’s first curved quantum dot gaming monitors. The CFG70 will be available in 24-inch and 27-inch models while the CF791 will come in at a an expansive 34-inches.
Seog-gi Kim, Senior Vice President, Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics remarked, “By enhancing our pioneering curved gaming monitors with quantum dot technology, our CFG70 and CF791 displays further surround players and make them feel as if they are part of the game. We are excited to demonstrate this futuristic and immersive gaming environment at IFA 2016.”
The Samsung CF791
Samsung’s CFG70 and CF791 displays render color across a 125-percent sRGB spectrum and output a ton of detail in light and dark settings. The monitors are also run through various output tests before shipment, to ensure performance. Samsung optimizes several settings such as black gamma levels for enhanced brightness and white balance levels for temperature management.The CF791 is also the most curved monitor with a 1500R curvature and 21:9 aspect ratio. The monitor also boast a 100 Hz refresh rate and both panels feature on board AMD FreeSync Technology that syncs the displays perfectly with a gamer’s graphics cards.
The CFG70 is user friendly as well. It incorporates the Gaming UX OSD interface that users can access during competitions. Gamers will also be able to change game-play settings through shortcut hotkeys on the front and back of the monitor. CFG70’s “Super Arena” mixes 1800R curvature with sound interactive LED lighting. This combination also features a 1ms pixel response time and a 144Hz refresh rate. Samsung notes this is the first time these capabilities have been offered in a curved display.
The Samsung CFG70Samsung will offer IFA 2016 attendees the opportunity to test the monitors in an interactive gaming space. Large-format SMART LED signage will also broadcast the event to audience members who are unable to make it to the interactive gaming space. IFA 2016 starts Thursday, September 1st at 11am (CET).