Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Nintendo Switch OLED and standard switch-the main differences in the photo

Image: Nintendo Life

Nintendo has finally announced the Switch OLED. This is an upgrade to the base model, which offers many improvements over the original console and handheld-only Switch Lite.

This image guide illustrates the basic differences between the two hybrid switch models.

As you can see, the switch logo has been moved a bit in consideration of the new kickstand.
As you can see, the switch logo has been moved a bit in consideration of the new kickstand. (Image: Nintendo Life)
The revised kickstand is great and can be set to a wide range of angles, unlike that of the original switch.
The revised kickstand is great and can be set to a wide range of angles, unlike that of the original switch. (Image: Nintendo Life)
The Micro SD card slot is set horizontally. This means that it is less likely that you will accidentally eject a slot when you are working with the console.
The Micro SD card slot is set horizontally. This means that it is less likely that you will accidentally eject a slot when you are working with the console. (Image: Nintendo Life)
Even the Joy-Con rails are slightly different on the Switch OLED (left).
Even the Joy-Con rails are slightly different on the Switch OLED (left). (Image: Nintendo Life)
In the Switch OLED model, both the power button and volume rocker have been slightly redesigned.
In the Switch OLED model, both the power button and volume rocker have been slightly redesigned. (Image: Nintendo Life)

The dock is white and has rounded corners.
The dock is white and has rounded corners. (Image: Nintendo Life)