Nintendo launches the Switch OLED version, the base adds a LAN port, which is common with the old Sw

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In 2019, there was news that Nintendo will launch Switch Pro, equipped with a more powerful processor and larger screen, but it has not been listed for many years. On July 6, 2021, Nintendo officially released the Switch OLED.

with 7-inch OLED Screen

The main visual design of Swtich OLED has changed from red, blue, and black to black and white. It is equipped with a brand new OLED screen, which is also the biggest upgrade of this model. The screen size has been upgraded from a 6.2-inch LCD screen of the old model to a 7-inch OLED screen, providing a larger viewing area. However, according to the current news, the screen resolution is likely to remain 720p, but the material and size have been changed, and of course, the large black edges have also been reduced.

Support structure

 The Switch OLED bracket has also been adjusted. The old model is a bar support bar, and the Swiss OLED is changed to a whole piece bracket and supports multi-angle adjustment, which is suitable for more different angles.

Increased memory and sound upgrade

 Expect the larger screen, the left and right front sound horn openings have also become larger, enhancing a certain sound effect. The built-in storage capacity has also been adjusted, upgrading from the old 32GB to 64GB.

New LAN port on the base

 The base part still uses USB-C to connect to the base, which can be used with the old Switch. The new Swtich OLED base still maintains the HDMI video output port and the USB-C power supply port. The USB-A port is canceled and replaced by the RJ45 network port so that the Switch can obtain the support of a wired fast network.

Joy-Con

 The Joy-Con for Swtich OLED has no changes in use. The performance and size are exactly the same as the old model. They can be used interchangeably, and the color is newly added as white.

Price

 Compared with the old model, the Switch OLED has an upgraded 7-inch OELD screen, the memory is increased to 64GB, the new white and classic red and blue are available in two colors, and the built-in processor, battery, interface, and charging performance have not changed. The current US official website of Swtich OLED is priced at US$349, the old Switch is priced at US$299, and the non-removable Switch Lite is priced at US$199 .

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    crowleycrowley Posts: 8,178member

    New LAN port on the base

    The base part still uses USB-C to connect to the base, which can be used with the old Switch. The new Swtich OLED base still maintains the HDMI video output port and the USB-C power supply port. The USB-A port is canceled and replaced by the RJ45 network port so that the Switch can obtain the support of a wired fast network.

    It still has two USB-A on the side of the dock, it's only the USB port behind the access flap that has been removed.  "Canceled" seems a weird word choice.

    You can use a USB-A to ethernet adaptor to connect the previous dock to a wired network too.
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