Since Nintendo released the Switch game console in 2017, there haven’t been any major upgrades to the device. The company released a low-end “Lite” model in 2019, but for some time we’ve seen reports of Nintendo’s plans to upgrade its switch hardware. So now, Nintendo has finally released an upgraded switch model today, but it’s not as professional as you might expect.
Called the Nintendo Switch OLED, this product is just a slight upgrade to the existing Switch console available on the market. You can check the full spec sheet here:
Nintendo Switch OLED: Main specifications and functions
Nintendo Switch OLED comes with an upgraded version 7 inch OLED display At 720p resolution. The company didn’t upgrade the CPU, GPU, or RAM, so the internals haven’t changed. However, the latest Switch OLED comes with 64GB of internal storage, which is a step up from the previous model’s 32GB storage.
In addition, according to the company, the new Switch OLED models have improved audio performance for handheld games and desktop play. In addition, as previous rumors have suggested, there’s a new kickstand on the back of the Switch OLED that allows the user to support the device on a flat surface during a multiplayer gaming session.
The Nintendo Switch OLED is backward compatible with existing Joy-Con controllers and all previous game titles. It’s also a bit bulkier than its predecessor, weighing 0.32 kg, slightly more than the 0.29 kg standard switch model.
When it comes to battery life, according to Nintendo, Switch OLEDs deliver up to 9 hours of battery life on a single charge. This is the same as the previous Nintendo Switch. The new device comes in two color variations, black and white. The white set comes with a pair of white Joy-Con controllers, while the other variation comes with red and blue Joy-Cons.
The official promotion for Nintendo Switch OLED can be found right below.
Apart from the new SwitchOLED, the company Announcing a new dock For devices. As rumored, it has a built-in Ethernet port on the back, making it easy to connect to a LAN network even in TV mode. The new dock is also compatible with the latest OLED models and standard switch consoles.
Price and stock status
Currently, in terms of price and availability, the Nintendo Switch OLED is priced at $ 350 (~ Rs 26,159) and will be available for purchase starting October 8. NintendoSwitchOLED can be found on the company’s official website.