Update: July 8 – Amazon UK’s product pages are now live, although you can not pre – order at this time.
The gorgeous title Nintendo Switch (OLED model) has a very similar overall size to the Nintendo Switch console, but with a larger, vibrant 7-inch OLED screen with vibrant colors and high contrast. It also has a wide adjustable table mode stand, a new docking station with wired LAN port for stable online gaming, 64 GB of internal storage and built-in speakers with enhanced sound for handheld and table games.
Just like the standard Nintendo Switch, the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) allows users to play on the TV and share the detachable Joy-Con controllers for the familiar multiplayer fun. The new switch comes in two colors ̵
Nintendo Switch (OLED model) launches October 8, 2021 – same day as Metroid Dread – and it is priced at £ 309.99 / $ 349.99. Are you going to pick one up? In this guide, we collect the best Switch OLED pre-order deals the moment they appear in the UK and US – remember to bookmark this page and check back for deals when and when they fall.
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Pre-order Nintendo Switch OLED model in the UK
GAME and Smyths Toys take pre-orders ahead of other UK retailers. Amazon UK’s pages are up now, but you can not pre – order yet.
Pre-order Nintendo Switch OLED model in USA
The product pages are now up on Best Buy and Gamestop, with pre-orders that will soon be active.
Frequently asked questions about Nintendo Switch OLED model
Nintendo Switch OLED specifications
The Nintendo Switch OLED model has a 7-inch OLED screen compared to the standard Switch’s 6.2-inch LCD screen and Switch Lite’s 5.5-inch LCD screen. The new console also doubles internal storage from the 32 GB on the standard model to 64 GB, has improved sound and a wider kickstand for desktop mode, and includes a LAN port in the dock.
For a complete technical comparison between the three Switch models, see our guide below:
Release Date for Nintendo Switch OLED Model
The latest member of the Nintendo Switch family is scheduled to launch it October 8, 2021 – same day as Metroid Dread. If you like the idea of playing the latest Metroid game on a brand new system, you’ll probably want to pre-order Metroid Dread as well.
Should I buy an OLED Switch if I already own a Nintendo Switch?
Well, that’s the million dollar question, right? Fortunately, there is one we have addressed in the guide below, which looks at different usage issues and scenarios and provides recommendations based on your circumstances:
Let us know below if you plan to pick up this new version of Switch with larger screen and custom LAN docking station.
If you are looking for detailed information on Switch OLED modeling specifications, check out our Switch OLED vs. Comparison Guide. Standard Switch vs Switch Lite. You can also find some great pictures of the new model in the Switch OLED gallery.