Today, Samsung Electronics extends its innovation in displays with the release of its most powerful and visually compelling curved gaming monitors to date. The CFG70 (available in 24 and 27 inch) and CF791 (34-inch) monitors provide distinguished curvatures of 1800R and 1500R, respectively. Other best-in-class features include interactive LED lighting, an intuitive user dashboard, and AMD FreeSync Technology for the ultimate gaming experience.
"Incorporating the same quantum dot technology found in our incredible TV lineup, the CFG70 and CF791 monitors are poised to deliver the most realistic experience for gamers and consumers alike," said Andrew Sivori, Vice President, Consumer IT Marketing at Samsung Electronics America. "In addition, we've bolstered color accuracy, refined the display curvature and significantly reduced MPRT (Moving Picture/Pattern Response Time)."
Quantum Dot Technology
The visual power of quantum dot technology found in Samsung's award-winning, industry-leading UHD televisions is now integrated into the CFG70 and CF791 monitors. By incorporating quantum dot technology, the monitors display a wide range of vivid and crisp colors, while requiring less energy to do so. Both monitors express brilliant color across a 125 percent sRGB spectrum, giving greater depth to blacks and sharpening color intricacies. These color distinctions increase the nuances of game play and far surpass display offerings available in conventional monitors. In addition, the monitors are the first quantum dot curved displays to feature a cadmium-free design, similar to all Samsung 2016 SUHD TV's.
Stunning Visual Experience
The CF791 and CFG70 leverage AMD FreeSync Technology over HDMI to synchronize screen refresh rates (ranging from 100 Hz for the CF791 to 144 Hz for the CFG70) with users' AMD graphics cards. This compatibility reduces input latency, stutter and lag to produce a uniform full-screen game display.
Each monitor features exceptional curvature (1,500R for the CF791 and 1,800R for the CFG70), which envelops users to create the feeling that they're part of the game. With a 1 m/s MPRT rate, the CFG70 display also ensures seamless transitions between frames and settings during gameplay.
In addition, both monitors are designed to reduce eye strain and empower a more comfortable long-term gameplay environment. To accomplish this, the CF791 and CFG70 include blur reduction technology that activates backlights when images appear. While this is happening, integrated line scanning technology divides the backlight into four channels and sequentially organizes its positioning to match featured on-screen content. This synchronization minimizes visible blur and maintains users' focus on a continuous, distortion-free picture.
Beyond its on-screen visual enhancements, Samsung's new CF791 monitor features a sleek composition that adds ambience and style to any environment. The display's three-sided boundless design removes visual distraction and keeps gamers focused on the screen rather than the display itself. Players may also customize the monitor's alignment to match their unique ergonomic needs through both a tilt and height adjustable stand.
To support convenient game management, the CFG70 includes Samsung's user-friendly Gaming UX OSD interface. Gamers engaged in competition can access the interface's intuitive dashboard to view all essential settings, ranging from response time to refresh rate, in a single glance. Gameplay settings can be easily adjusted through shortcut hot keys located on the front and back of the monitor. Additionally, the monitor has an innovative ball-and-joint mechanism that allows the neck to seamlessly tilt, adjust height, rotate, and pivot, all without moving the base. The CFG70 also incorporates interactive LED "Arena Lighting" to provide a richer gaming experience.
Samsung will be showcasing the new curved gaming monitors at IFA 2016 in Berlin, Germany from September 2-7. Samsung's booth will include stations where visitors can sample several of today's leading video game titles on the CFG70 and CF791 monitors, with supporting large-format SMART LED displays broadcasting the competition - and visual presentation - to the wider IFA audience. Following IFA, the CFG70 and CF791 monitors will be available in the U.S. in Q4 2016 at select retailers. Pricing for the CFG70 will start at $399 (24"), and $499 (27"), while the CF791 will be $999.
For more information about Samsung's curved gaming monitors, as well as related Samsung Newsroom articles including photos and videos, please visit news.samsung.com.
Last updated: Sep 1, 2017 at 12:58 am CDT