Samsung has formally opened reservations for the Odyssey ARK on its web site, and it is providing some financial savings if you happen to select to order yours immediately. Whether or not you select to order your ARK forward of time or buy it from a retailer after the opinions roll in, you will not have to attend too lengthy because it’ll turn into obtainable to buy instantly from Samsung’s web site (and main retailers throughout the US) as early as September.
The bottom MSRP for the ARK is $3,499.99, which is fairly near on-par with sure 77-inch televisions just like the 77-inch LG C1 OLED. Nevertheless, there’s a little bit of a caveat right here in that the mixed dimension and have set of the Odyssey Ark may make it a two-in-one TV and gaming monitor. It is already extremely adjustable given the Cockpit Mode we talked about earlier, but it surely seems like you too can configure between 55-inch and 27-inch display modes, and even swap between 16:9, 21:9, and 32:9 display ratios. Not solely that, but it surely mixes collectively Samsung’s full suite of gaming TV options like AI upscaling and Samsung Gaming Hub with some vital gaming monitor options like AMD FreeSync. And to not point out, it is a Mini LED display, which ought to have a look at least pretty much as good as any OLED — if not somewhat brighter, because it’s based mostly on QLED tech.
Reserving and pre-ordering the Odyssey Ark from Samsung’s web site will web a $300 financial savings off of the $3,499.99 MSRP, making it a bit extra reasonably priced earlier than it formally releases in September.