Samsung Unveils New Notebook Odyssey With 8th-Gen Intel Core I7 Processor

Samsung Unveils New Notebook Odyssey With 8th-Gen Intel Core I7 Processor

Samsung Unveils New Notebook Odyssey With 8th-Gen Intel Core I7 Processor

by January 8, 2019

Samsung has launched the new Notebook Odyssey model. It has refreshed its gaming laptop series with the launch.  The company introduced the new notebook at the CES 2019. It claims that the Notebook Odyssey is the most powerful gaming laptop yet. Its configuration and specification, as conveyed by the company, will make it a standout and strong contender to take on gaming laptops from the likes of Dell, Lenovo, Acer etc.


The Notebook Odyssey-1 comes with a hexa-core Intel eighth generation Core i7 processor. It is coupled with the Nvidia GeForce RTX2080 GPU, 16GB of RAM, and 256GB NVMe SSD and a 1TB HDD. The notebook sports a 15.6-inch display screen that comes with a resolution of 1080p and a refresh rate of 144Hz. The configuration is considered ideal for a gaming device. Unlike the other devices exhibited at CES 2019, the display of the device is not bezel-less. However, it is backed by Nvidia G-Sync that is claimed to control tearing during gameplay. The notebook has an innovative hinge connected at the centre and it can easily convert into a standalone monitor.


The Notebook Odyssey-2 comes with a new cooling system with five heat pipes (up from two on its predecessor) and more blades on the system fans as conveyed by the company. As per Samsung, in the “Beast Mode”, the device enables users to modulate the Notebook Odyssey’s performance depending on the software it is running. The Black Equalizer enable users to compete better as it helps to improve the in-game lighting. Furthermore, with Odyssey Mode, the users can save “settings” pre-sets under different profiles for various types of games.

The Odyssey 2 can seamlessly connect through a USB Type-C, three full USB ports, HDMI, and Ethernet ports. The other features such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac for wireless connectivity and Stereo Speakers with Dolby Atmos are also remarkable. The entire setup is run by a 54W battery. The total weight of the notebook is 2.3kg. Samsung has conveyed that the Notebook Odyssey (2019) will start shipping sometime “early” this year. Samsung has not yet revealed the price at which it will be available for purchase.