Nintendo’s widely-anticipated Swap Professional mannequin will characteristic a seven-inch 720p OLED display screen and output at as much as 4K when related to a TV.
That is in keeping with a Bloomberg report, which cites sources conscious that Samsung will present its screens and start manufacturing on these from June.
Nintendo’s plan is to disclose the brand new Swap mannequin this 12 months with a watch to launch in time for the profitable vacation season, the report concludes, although no firmer launch window is given.
The present Swap affords a 6.2 inch display screen, whereas the Swap Lite’s display screen is 5.5 inches. Each are LCD fairly than OLED, that means this new mannequin – if it launches as reported – will boast a bigger and better distinction show.
The web response to information of a 720p display screen has been combined, however the features from a 1080p decision on a display screen that measurement would probably not be as pronounced as some have advised, whereas it will additionally lower battery life and certain drive up the unit’s total value.
Nintendo has stored mum about its plans for a brand new Swap mannequin, although references to it have existed within the console’s firmware for almost a 12 months now. Safety researcher Mike Heskin wrote again in January how these strings pointed to an OLED/MiniLED display screen and the potential to upscale HDMI output to 4K.
Discuss of a souped up Swap started in March 2019, when a Wall St Journal report acknowledged two new Nintendo Swap fashions have been on the horizon. One can be a less expensive choice, which Eurogamer sources informed us was designed for a handheld-only viewers, and which was later revealed because the Nintendo Swap Lite.
The opposite would have “enhanced options focused at avid videogamers” which Eurogamer reported can be comparable an improve because the one seen on 3DS to its New 3DS relaunch. It would not, in different phrases, be a Swap 2.
We have contacted Nintendo for touch upon at this time’s report.