Nintendo simply introduced a new model of the Switch that has an OLED screen, nevertheless it received’t deliver main adjustments to the CPU or RAM presently used in different iterations of the console, Nintendo confirmed to The Verge.
“Nintendo Switch (OLED mannequin) doesn’t have a new CPU, or extra RAM, from earlier Nintendo Switch fashions,” Nintendo mentioned to The Verge.
The corporate didn’t point out something about enhancements to these in its announcement video, on its marketing page dedicated to the new console, or in its web page itemizing the technical specs for the device, so it’s not stunning that that is the case.
Nintendo additionally confirmed to The Verge that each one Switch docks are interchangeable, that means the non-OLED Switch can sit in the dock included with the OLED Switch and that the OLED Switch can slot into the older Switch dock.
As for Bluetooth headphone assist, one thing we really wanted from an upgraded Switch, it feels like that’s not in the playing cards, both. “We’ve nothing to announce on this subject, however like the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite consoles, Nintendo Switch (OLED mannequin) helps Bluetooth tech for the Pleasure-Con controllers,” Nintendo tells The Verge. And regardless that you’ll hear “enhanced audio” from the onboard audio system, Nintendo says there are no adjustments to the audio expertise if you hear by way of headphones or your TV’s audio system when utilizing the OLED Switch.
The new OLED Switch might be launched on October eighth for $350. Along with the larger display screen and enhanced audio, it additionally appears to be like to have a much-improved kickstand.