Wednesday, October 27th, 2021

Video: This switch OLED teardown shows how thin the new screen is

As a recent practice, as soon as the internet gets a mitt on a new console, people cheerfully tear it up to analyze its interior!Recent disassembly of the new Switch Dock has shown various forms of potential, but now experts I will fix it The Switch OLED itself was disassembled and compared comprehensively with the standard model.

As revealed by disassembling the console, the Switch OLED model features different cooling and a new circuit board, reducing the size of the fan and heatsink — the Ifixit team has updated this to make it larger and more rugged. A console that I believe is compatible with kickstand hinges. The Joy-Con itself is the same, but the rails used to secure the Joy-Con controller to the console have also been upgraded.

As detailed in Nintendo’s recent Ask the Developer interview, The new console speakers are “closed type” as opposed to the “open type” type used in other switch models. This essentially means that the sound is only delivered in one direction (towards the player), rather than being delivered in all the ways old designs used to. result? Better, more clearly, aloud audio.

OLED screens are notorious for their paper-thin quality, but you can see how delicate it is by seeing the new console screen stripped from the casing highlighting.

Ifixit highlighted some other minor differences between the Switch OLED and previous models.

-TDK-Invensense accelerometer instead of STMicroelectronics
-Micron LPDDR4 memory instead of Samsung
-Samsung NAND flash instead of Toshiba
-Samsung S2DOS04 Power Management Chip (probably for new OLED displays)

So we are! There’s nothing unexpected or life-changing, but we love this kind of thing and it’s tempting to take a closer look inside your console, but dare to open yourself is not. If you are confident enough to perform this kind of delicate surgery on your switch, please let us know below.