Some “Switch 2” Console Specs and Details Have Allegedly Leaked

The new console may have 12GB of RAM but no details on the display are known just yet.

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In a recent revelation on the /r/GamingLeaksAndRumours subreddit, a user has shared comprehensive information regarding the components of the highly anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel console, what is commonly referred to as “Switch 2“. The data, extracted from Famiboards via shipping manifests, sheds light on the potential hardware specifications of the upcoming console. While these details are exciting, it’s important to approach them with a grain of salt, given their speculative nature.

The original post delves into intricate specifics concerning the Switch 2’s internal architecture. Notably, the user identified various codes associated with different components, providing insights into their potential functions within the console ecosystem.

Here are some key highlights from the leaked information:

  • RAM and Storage: The Switch 2 is rumored to feature 12 GB of RAM, comprising two 6 GB LPDDR5X chips. Additionally, the storage chip is reported to be a 256 GB UFS 3.1 module.
  • Switch 2 SoC (System on Chip): Referred to as T239, the Switch 2’s SoC bears Nvidia’s production part number and is associated with the board codename “Gimle.” The significance of its revision number and tapeout code remains ambiguous.
  • Other Chips: The leaked data includes listings for various chips, including a Realtek audio codec chip, an NFC/RFID reader chip, a Realtek DisplayPort-HDMI converter chip, a Realtek Ethernet controller chip, and a microcontroller chip based on the Cortex-M0+ core.
  • Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and Connectors: Multiple PCBs have been identified, including those for the main console, CPU, and various other components. Connector types such as HDMI and antenna-related connectors have also been mentioned.
  • Miscellaneous Components: Additional components include a gaming heatsink made of copper, speakers labeled “MUSE BOX-L” and “MUSE BOX-R,” and a protective case for the video game console.

While the leaked information provides intriguing insights into the potential specifications of the Nintendo Switch 2, it’s important to exercise caution and await official confirmation from Nintendo. The gaming community eagerly anticipates further updates and announcements regarding the next-generation console.

For more information and updates, stay tuned to the /r/GamingLeaksAndRumours subreddit and official Nintendo channels. As a reminder, this information is all based on speculative information shared on the /r/GamingLeaksAndRumours subreddit and should be treated as such.

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