Nintendo’s new Switch goes official with an OLED panel and upgraded kickstand

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) Price in Nepal
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After years of speculation, Nintendo has officially revealed the Nintendo Switch (OLED model). It is both larger and more advanced than the company’s existing Switch and Switch Lite. So, let’s have a look at the specifications, features, and expected price of the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) in Nepal.

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Nintendo Switch (OLED model) Overview:

Design and Display

The most noticeable upgrade, obviously, is the new 7-inch OLED panel. Now, you can be assured that you’ll get deeper blacks and more vibrant colors than standard displays. However, Nintendo has still opted to limit the display resolution to 720p. 

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) design

At the back, you get a wider adjustable kickstand that extends to the entire bottom part to better support its weight. It should allow you to enjoy the content from multiple viewing angles.

Features

Other than the new OLED panel, the Switch comes with 64GB of onboard storage, which is double what you get in the standard model. Powering the device is the same Nvidia Tegra X1 SoC paired with the 4GB of RAM. 

Moreover, the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) boasts an improved bottom-firing speaker setup. However, the company did not bother to detail the improvement.

Rest of the specs

Moving on, the dock allows video output to TV and has an integrated LAN port for those who would want to use a wired internet connection. The Switch has detachable Joy-Con Controllers and weighs approximately 93 lbs with it. The battery is expected to give a playtime of up to 9 hours.

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) Specifications

  • Weight: 93 lbs with Joy-Con controller
  • Display: 7.0-inch OLED touchscreen 
  • Resolution: 1280×720 pixels
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Controllers: Joy-Con with HD Rumble and IR Motion Camera
  • Switch Dock: Yes, LAN port
  • Battery: Up to 9 hours
  • Game Compatibility: All Switch Games
  • Play Modes: TV mode, Tabletop Mode, Handheld Mode

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) Price in Nepal and Availability

The Nintendo Switch (OLED model) costs $349.99 and will be available starting October 8. It comes in two colors – a version with White Joy-Con and a new variant with Neon Joy-Con. Users will also be able to buy carrying cases and screen protectors separately at launch. We expect the price of the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) to be NPR 50,000, if and when it launches in Nepal.

Console Price in the US Price in Nepal (Expected)
Nintendo Switch (OLED model) USD 349.99 NPR 50,000
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