Soapbox: We Need To Talk About The One Thing Nintendo Got Wrong With The Switch OLED

We hope you have long fingernails.

Yesterday, we published our review of the Switch OLED, the latest hardware iteration of Nintendo’s incredibly popular hybrid gaming platform. Boasting a gorgeous 7-inch OLED panel and a revised dock, it’s an upgrade that improves on the original design in many meaningful ways – apart from one.

As we noted in the review, the game card slot has been changed on the OLED model. The small notch present on the 2017 design and the Switch Lite – which allowed your fingertip to grip the edge of the plastic flap which covers the slot – has been removed, and in its place, we have a very, very thin gap that runs the length of the flap’s edge.

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