Nintendo Switch OLED Model Launches in October

The new Switch will feature a 7-inch OLED screen, a built-in LAN port, and more internal storage.

Following months of rumors, Nintendo has confirmed that a new Nintendo Switch model is on its way this fall. Today, Nintendo announced the Nintendo Switch OLED model, which will feature a wider screen, a built-in LAN port, improved audio, and increased internal storage. The new model releases this October for $350 USD. Check out the announcement trailer below for a first look at the upgraded Switch model.

Nintendo Switch OLED Model Trailer

Among the key features of the new all-white OLED-model Nintendo Switch is its 7-inch OLED screen, a small increase from the 6.2-inch LCD screen on the original Switch. Video output in TV mode remains at 1080p, with up to 720p in handheld and tabletop mode. The new model also features a wider, adjustable stand on the back for added stability during tabletop gaming.

Though the new model will still feature Wi-Fi connectivity, the new OLED model also comes with a LAN port built into the dock, making for a more stable internet connection in docked mode. The internal storage of the Nintendo Switch OLED model comes in at 64 GB, double that of the original Switch.

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The Nintendo Switch OLED model will release on October 8, 2021, alongside Metroid Dread. Those looking to switch to the OLED model can purchase the console for $349.99 USD. Head over to the Nintendo website for more information and stay tuned to Guide Stash for updates.

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