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New Nintendo Switch model launching next year: Reports

The new Nintendo Switch will possibly come with an updated display.

  • Published: October 4, 2018 5:14 PM IST

Yes you read that correctly, according to new reports there is a new Nintendo Switch model on its way, and will be unveiled sometime next year. There were predictions that the new Nintendo Switch may not be coming out this year, and true to that WSJ has now reported that the new Nintendo Switch model will be coming out next year. The source quoted by WSJ are supplier and people who have ‘direct knowledge’ of the plans that Nintendo has.

The report states, “Nintendo is still debating what new hardware and software features to include in the upgrade and weighing the cost of the features, people with knowledge of the discussions said.” According to the publication’s sources, Nintendo will be incorporating a new and improved display in the new Nintendo Switch. The report talks about how the present variant of the Nintendo Switch has a display which is not at par with the present smartphone.

Implementing a new display ought to improve not just the quality of the display, but make the device thinner and save more battery at the same time.

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The report talks about the possible launch which could be as soon as summer of 2019, and the new tech available in the new Switch could work as an incentive to upgrade. The new upgrade will not be a change in the form of the console but an upgrade of the specs. The report says that the sources talked about how the new Switch model will share a lot of traits of the older model but will improve its integral specs.

  • Published Date: October 4, 2018 5:14 PM IST