Newly announced Nintendo Switch OLED leaves fans disappointed

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CNET 06 July, 2021 - 07:21pm 50 views

Is the switch OLED the switch pro?

Nintendo Switch (OLED) is a new model in the Nintendo Switch family. The upgraded console, previously dubbed as the 'Switch Pro' before the announcement, will feature a larger 7-inch OLED screen, a wider adjustable base stand, enhanced audio, 64GB of internal storage, and a wired LAN port in the dock. IGNNintendo Switch OLED Model: Release Date, Preorders, FAQ, Specs, and More - IGN

What is the Nintendo switch OLED?

Nintendo Switch, meet OLED OLED screens are designed to deliver deeper blacks and more vibrant colors than standard LCD displays, as each pixel is individually controlled. CNNThe Nintendo Switch OLED is official — here's everything you need to know

How much is the Nintendo Switch Pro?

However, Nintendo has suddenly dropped the announcement trailer for the Nintendo Switch Pro, aka the Nintendo Switch OLED Model. The Nintendo Switch Pro release date is October 8, with it retailing for $349.99. Game RantNintendo Switch Pro Release Date, Specs, Price, and More Announced

Nintendo announced a new Switch model on Tuesday, and the reveal left some fans wanting more. 

The Nintendo Switch OLED model, which features a new 7-inch OLED screen, is available Oct. 8. Its organic light-emitting diode display promises to offer more vivid colors and crisp contrast.

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Talk of a new Switch had been brewing recently, especially in the leadup to Nintendo's virtual E3 event in June. Many were hoping a "Switch Pro" would be announced. Nintendo released the original Switch in 2017, and the Switch Lite debuted in 2019. 

For some, the OLED model didn't seem to flex enough new features in comparison to former models. You can read more about the new OLED Switch here. In the meantime, memes.

There was the "Nintendo: My work here is done" vibe:

Nintendo announcing the new OLED Switch pic.twitter.com/awDMP6Qjn7

There was letdown: "The so-called switch pro is, at best, more of a switch young professional."

the so-called switch pro is, at best, more of a switch young professional looking to gain experience in a crowded field despite its lack of marketable skills https://t.co/LjK0Esmv9G

And there was expectation vs. reality.

Nintendo Switch OLED... being ordered by nintendo. pic.twitter.com/FBbEm90nBn

"Best I can do is a slightly better screen."

"Trust me, I work at Nintendo."

Nintendo Switch OLED development in a nutshell- trust me I work at nintendo pic.twitter.com/Y1fulL16Jd

All them rumors of a 4K a capable Switch pro just to get an OLED screen & "enhanced audio". This is why you take rumor reports with a grain a salt 😭😭😭 https://t.co/EeXuh4HHV6

"Me walking to my local game store to buy … Switch OLED after Twitter told me not to."

Me walking to my local game store to buy Skyward Sword HD, Zelda Joy Cons, Zelda Loftwing Amiibo, Zelda Game and Watch, and Switch OLED after Twitter told me not to when they release. #NintendoSwitch #Nintendo pic.twitter.com/Q1k4d3mfV4

So horribly disappointed with the new Nintendo Switch OLED specs & lack of improvements. Anyone know where I can preorder?

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