Introducing the newest member of the Nintendo Switch family Play at home on the TV or on-the-go with a vibrant 7-inch OLED screen with the Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system. In addition to a new screen with vivid colors and sharp contrast, the Nintendo Switch – OLED Model includes a wide adjustable stand for more comfortable viewing angles, a dock with a wired LAN port for TV mode (LAN cable sold separately), 64GB of internal storage, and enhanced audio in Handheld and Tabletop modes using the system’s speakers. *There may be software where the game experience may differ due to the new capabilities of the system, such as the larger screen size.GameSpot – "...the best display on any dedicated handheld gaming device… ever."GameXplain – "...a fantastic upgrade for anyone looking to game on the go."Game Informer – "The screen is an absolute marvel…"IGN – "Outside of the display, my favorite improvement to the Switch OLED is easily the new kickstand." – 8/10Shacknews – "...the best portable visual experience…" – 9/10The Verge – "...premium portable experience." – 8/10
7-inch OLED screen - Enjoy vivid colors and crisp contrast with a screen that makes colors pop
Wide adjustable stand – Freely angle the system’s wide, adjustable stand for comfortable viewing in Tabletop mode
Wired LAN port - Use the dock’s LAN port when playing in TV mode for a wired internet connection
64 GB internal storage - Save games to your system with 64 GB of internal storage
Enhanced audio – Enjoy enhanced sound from the system’s onboard speakers when playing in Handheld and Tabletop modes
Supports all Joy-Con controllers and Nintendo Switch software*
A:AnswerHopefully BestBuy start caring about Elite Plus Members Too!!! Looks like buying spending 3000 dollars a year mean noting to them after all, and just spending 200 dollars paywall is more important now, well no more elite plus member for me, just 200 dollars a year now! thank you BestBuy for ruining your own business.
A:AnswerOLED screens allow for better contrast because each individual pixel in the screen is self lighting. The switch has a resolution of 1280x720 meaning there are 1280x720 pixels (921,600 pixels). On a regular LED display the screen is backlight. This means a light is shining behind the screen or from the side of the screen to illuminate the pixels. Better LEDs have several zones of backlighting to assist with contrast. OLED doesn't rely on backlighting. Instead all 921,600 pixels can be lit up or turned off to produced better contrast. When the image displayed in your game is black, the light isn't just dimmed way down like an LED so the image looks more black-gray, the pixels are actually turned off to produce a perfect black image. Long story short, this will be a HUGE upgrade from the original Switch screen and definitely worth the $50 price difference.
A:AnswerIt depends; if you mainly play in TV mode, this upgrade is almost certainly not worth it. The only thing that would improve is the LAN dock, although you can already buy a USB one for about $30. However, if you almost exclusively play in handheld or tabletop mode (like me), it might be worth considering. The new screen & better audio would be pretty great, and especially if you have an original model switch, the battery will last longer (because of the HAC-001 revision and battery degradation). Finally, if this is your first switch, just go for it! It’s not too much more than the base model!