Update 16th July – You can now place a pre-order at Amazon UK. Be quick!
Update 15th July – Most North American pre-orders will go live today at 12pm PT / 3pm ET
Update 14th July – Very.co.uk has now gone live with their pre-order pages if you missed the other UK options.
Update: 8th July – Amazon UK’s product pages are now live, although you cannot place a pre-order at this time.
The lovingly titled 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 vivid colours and high contrast. It also features a wide adjustable stand for tabletop mode, a new dock with a wired LAN port for stable online play, 64GB of internal storage, and onboard speakers with enhanced audio for handheld and tabletop play.
Just like the standard Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch (OLED model) allows users to play on the TV and share the detachable Joy-Con controllers for the familiar out-of-the-box multiplayer fun. The new Switch comes in two colours — a version with the standard Neon Red and Blue Joy-Con and a black LAN dock and a new variant with white Joy-Con and white LAN dock.
Nintendo Switch (OLED model) launches on 8th October 2021 — the same day as Metroid Dread — and it is priced at £309.99 / $349.99. Do you plan on picking one up? In this guide we’ll collect the best Switch OLED pre-order deals the moment they pop up in the UK and US — be sure to bookmark this page and check back for deals as and when they drop.
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Nintendo Switch OLED Model FAQ
Nintendo Switch OLED Specs
The Nintendo Switch OLED Model has a 7-inch OLED screen compared to the standard Switch’s 6.2-inch LCD screen and the Switch Lite’s 5.5-inch LCD screen. The new console also doubles internal storage from 32GB on the standard model to 64GB, has enhanced audio and a wider kickstand for tabletop mode, and includes a LAN port in the dock.
For a full tech comparison between the three Switch models, check out our guide below:
Nintendo Switch OLED Model Release Date
The latest member of the Nintendo Switch family is scheduled for launch on 8th October 2021 — the 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, too.
Should I buy a Switch OLED if I already own a Nintendo Switch?
Well, that’s the million dollar question, isn’t it? Fortunately, it’s one we’ve addressed in the guide below which looks at various use cases and scenarios and offers recommendations based on your circumstances:
Let us know below if you plan on picking up this new version of the Switch with its bigger screen and bespoke LAN dock.
If you’re looking for detailed information on Switch OLED model tech specs, check out our Switch OLED vs. Standard Switch vs. Switch Lite spec comparison guide. You can also find some lovely pics of the new model in our Switch OLED gallery.