Nintendo announces new Nintendo Switch model with 7-inch OLED screen, enhanced audio, and more

Nintendo announces new Nintendo Switch model with 7-inch OLED screen, enhanced audio, and more

It's time to meet the newest member of the Nintendo Switch family.

On Tuesday (07/06), the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) was revealed to the world. The latest version of the hybrid gaming console features a vibrant 7-inch OLED screen, a wide adjustable stand, a dock with a wired LAN port, 64 GB of internal storage, and enhanced audio.

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Compared to the standard Switch, which has a 6.2-inch LCD screen, which outputs 1080p when docked, the new Nintendo Switch has a crisper and more vivid screen with a maximum resolution of 1920x1080 and maximum frame rate of 60 fps. Its got a slimmer bezel around its large screen. Its battery life though is still around the same as the standard Nintendo Switch, which runs at 4.5-9 hours.

Instead of the small kickstand at the back, the new Nintendo Switch has a wide, adjustable stand to help players find the best angles for gaming. It also comes with 64 GB of internal storage, where you could save your games, screenshots, and more. 

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According to Nintendo, the new Switch will also feature "enhanced audio", coming from the system's built-in speakers.

The unit will also be available with white Joy-Cons and a white dock and the original red and blue Joy-Cons and a black dock.

The new Nintendo Switch, which will cost 349.99 USD, launches on October 8, 2021.

Check out the new Nintendo Switch announcement video below.


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