Samsung is on the point of launch its large 55-inch curved Odyssey Ark monitor in August, in response to a report from Korean outlet ETNews (through SamMobile). The monitor, which was introduced in January at CES, has reportedly gone by way of just a few certification applications that should be carried out earlier than it will possibly go on sale.
Details about this monitor are nonetheless scant. The firm has mentioned that it’ll have a 16:9 4K panel and that the stand will assist pivot, tilt, and rotation. It additionally introduced that it might come out in the second half of 2022 (which the reported August window falls squarely in). But let’s be trustworthy, while you present up with a monitor that guarantees to physically tower over you whilst you’re utilizing it, individuals can pay consideration even in the event you don’t announce the value or refresh charge.
Many of us right here at The Verge are very excited for this monitor — when it got here time at hand out awards for CES 2022, we gave it Best in Show. But as with many CES bulletins, because the months put on on, it may be laborious to recollect something from the flood of devices and tech; did Samsung actually announce an especially curved, extraordinarily giant monitor that may stretch over and round you, or was that only a fever dream? Rumors that it could truly be popping out comparatively quickly show that it was, in truth, truly introduced and reminds us that we’re trying ahead to it.
One factor that provides a little bit of credence to the report is that Samsung has efficiently launched different displays that it introduced round CES this 12 months. The decidedly much less bold (however very cute) M8 monitor has already began hitting retailer cabinets, as has a smaller (learn: moderately sized) curved gaming monitor, the Odyssey Neo G8. While that’s clearly not proof that the Ark is up subsequent, it’s good to see that Samsung has a observe report of delivery its CES displays this 12 months.