As Nintendo fans know by now, Nintendo will soon be launching the new Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) – which will retail for $50 more compared to the original Nintendo Switch. Based on some industrial experts however, we now have a better idea of how much Nintendo itself is paying to create the upgraded piece of hardware.
According to a recent Bloomberg report with research firm DSCC, the console will apparently cost Nintendo “around $10 more per unit” to manufacture. Within the report, DSCC elaborated that the new Samsung-sourced 7-inch OLED display will cost Nintendo an extra $3 to $5 per unit, while adding more internal storage would represent another $3.50 increase. Meanwhile, the redesigned dock with its additional LAN port is estimated to increase production costs up by a “few more dollars.”
All in all, it looks like Nintendo is set to make bank with the revised model’s release – although this depends on whether the system sells as healthily as the original Switch did.
What do you think? Do you feel like the Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) will be worth spending an additional $50 on? Feel free to share below!