Samsung today announced the launch of Odyssey Ark, which the company claims is the world’s first 55-inch 4K curved display with a 165Hz refresh rate for enhanced gaming performance. Samsung first previewed the monitor at CESbut it is now available to order.

Priced at $3,500, the Samsung Odyssey Ark features mini-LED technology with 1000R curvature and is rotatable, which Samsung says offers a “new level of immersion”. A Cockpit mode option allows users to rotate the Ark’s display to a vertical orientation for multitasking or new gaming experiences.

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There’s a maximum 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time for gaming, and an integrated processor upscales content to 4K resolution and “enhances every visual detail”. It supports AMD FreeSync Premium Pro and there are features that include a game bar for display settings and a game hub for finding new content to play. A Multi View function also makes it possible to display up to four screens at the same time.

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The screen is matte to reduce reflections and reflections, and there are four speakers (one in each corner) with Dolby Atmos support. The screen position can be adjusted with HAS, tilt, and swivel for a custom gaming setup, and the monitor can be wall-mounted if desired with an included VESA mount.

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Samsung’s Odyssey Ark can be pre-ordered on the Samsung website from now on. Pre-order customers can receive up to $300 off the $3,500 retail price, with the display set to launch in early September.

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