Monday, December 10, 2018

Samsung’s Odyssey Z Gaming Notebook Now Sells For ₦652,500

Odyssey Z

Samsung just hit the gaming device market running before the brand’s feet touched the ground, with the announcement of its Odyssey Z earlier in April.

An announcement made during the Intel’s 8th generation Core I CPU review in April. The brand has finally confirmed the birth of the monster gamer at a high cost for those who love gaming on their PCs or who create games using their PCs.

The gaming notebook runs on Intel’s new Core i7 and it is a hexacore laptop with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, which also makes it a cryptocurrency mining enabled device.

Currently, the notebook comes in one model, with a 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display, a 256GB SSD and 16GB DDR4 SDRAM, and sells for $1,800 (₦ 652,500) going by the current dollar to naira exchange rate.

This handy yet massive monster gaming notebook marks a new era in the gaming PC market and it is Samsung’s biggest entry into gaming CPU market.

Samsung Odyssey can drive a monitor via the USB-C connection with an optional adapter or HDMI for that matter, G-Sync does not work over USB-C/Thunderbolt.

In terms of pricing, Samsung Odyssey Z appears more expensive when compared with HP Omen 15 or Alienware 15, which sell at $1,500 (₦543,750) both appear to be configured with more storage and a mini Display Port connector to drive a G-Sync compatible monitor, and in the case of the HP, a narrow-bezel 4K display.

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