Nintendo on Tuesday made a big revelation of its long-awaited Switch OLED device which is an hybrid mobile game console and the device is slated to be made available by October 8th.
The device will cost about US$350 which is estimated to be about US$50 more expensive than the original model. It will come with a slightly bigger 7-inch display as well and what makes things more interesting is the fact that it will be using the OLED panels – the same seen in high-end smartphones that help give a better and crisp user interfaces.
Part of the interesting upgrades to come with the device includes a new dock with wired LAN port, 64GB of internal storage and an enhance audio for handheld and table-top play all of which is meant to add up to the modern experience of an avid user.
As for power, report has it that there will likely be no difference in terms of battery life which is about 4.5 to 9 hours depending on how intense you use the device. It also feature the same NVIDIA Custom Tegra chipset while it weighs about 0.93 pounds (420 grams) with Joy-Cons attached.
The new Nintendo Switch OLED mobile game console will come in two color variations which includes a neon red and blue Joy-Cons and a black dock while the other color variant will be completely white including its Joy-Cons and its dock.
Nintendo’s reveal mostly lines up with a Bloomberg report from earlier this year, but is missing one feature — the ability to output at 4K to a compatible TV when docked which might be a missing feature that might not be pleasing to so many users around.