Samsung’s curved 49-inch gaming monitor now comes in QHD resolution

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CES 2019 is just a few days away, but Samsung is getting an early start with some new monitors, including the CRG9, an upgraded version of Samsung’s massive 49-inch desktop monitor that now offers even higher resolution.

The old CHG90 model offered a mere 3840 x 1080 resolution, which is equivalent to two 16:9, 1920 x 1080 displays mashed together. But with the CRG9, Samsung is bumping that up to QHD, with 32:9 aspect ratio and 5120 x 1440 resolution display, which is essentially two 2560 x 1440 QHD screens mashed together.

While Samsung beat its competitors to the market with the original 49-inch display, it’s not the first to offer QHD in that size class. Both Philips and Dell have announced QHD 49-inch monitors, making this more of…

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