Samsung and LG are predicted to be the gaming world’s next major players. Industry experts’ prediction emerged in the middle of an increasing demand for gaming laptops in the home country of the companies.

With the gaming universe dominated by Taiwanese firms, such as Micro-Star International, Asus, Gigabyte and Acer, the Korea Herald reported that industry experts claimed that Samsung and LG could be making an essential development in the gaming world. Samsung and LG are in pursuit of a big break in the PC industry. The South Korean firms are also expanding their hardware by means of display technologies on gaming devices.

The industry experts appear to conclude their opinion after Samsung rolled out its largest QLED gaming monitor.


The tech company’s gaming monitor boasts a high dynamic range (HDR) functions, dubbed as the CHG90. The CHG90 feature will allow users to utilize two 27-inch monitors. Aside from that, the QLED gaming monitor sports a 49-inch double-full HD resolution with an aspect ratio of 32:9.

Features of CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor

One of the key features of Samsung’s gaming monitor is its rapid 144Hz screen refresh rate, My Broadband reported. This rapid 144Hz screen refresh rate can offer smooth action scenes, adjustable to 60Hz or 120Hz. Other features of Samsung CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor include lifelike colors, HDR technology, a game mode option as well as the one minute response time.

The South Korean tech titan made it known in a press release that its CHG90 Gaming Monitor can provide an IMAX-style cinematic viewing experience.

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Samsung Electronics Visual Display Business EV President, Seog-gi Kim, stated that the CHG90 feature is the latest in the company’s series of innovative gaming monitors designed to provide Samsung an edge over their rivals.

LG’s new gaming laptop

Meanwhile, LG Electronics rolled out its gaming laptop last month. The device is dubbed as 15G870. The gaming laptop is powered by an Intel i7-7700HQ system-on-chip (SoC). The device also features Nvidia GTX1060 graphics card.

Nonetheless, both the South Korean tech companies are preparing to launch their flagship mobile devices. Samsung is gearing up to roll out its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 8 phablet at the company’s Galaxy Unpacked event on August 24.


LG, on the other hand, is expected to unveil the LG V30 Android smartphone at the upcoming IFA 2017 event.