Nintendo's Sole Supplier for Nintendo Switch Screens Is Facing Financial Turmoil

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  1. OfficialFBomb

    OfficialFBomb GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Until i see a Xbox 240 portable the can suck a fat >>>>>>>> D

    Plus any other screen in the Switch and it would literally die..
     


  2. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

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    You mean GameFaqs.
     
  3. Memoir

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    Honestly? This just means they'll have to find a new supplier. Wonder if this also means revamped production? Hm.
     
  4. the_randomizer

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    No, I meant the other two as well; both are pretty hostile for people who like Nintendo.
     
  5. Memoir

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    Hostile? No. Hard to respect someone who only offers negative opinions and venomous hostility toward people that don't agree with him. That's neither here nor there.
     
  6. Viri

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    One just bans you for going against the hive mind.
     
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  7. HaloEliteLegend

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    Hmmmmmmmm hardware revisions................. Hope they improve the display, if anything. Display already looks quite nice, wouldn't mind an OLED panel or something. Just please no more shortages.
     
  8. whateverg1012

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    Switch would OLED would be a dream come true, but I doubt Nintendo will switch to a better but more expensive panel
     
  9. HaloEliteLegend

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    I mean, some 3DS batches shipped with IPS displays, which likely cost more than their TN counterparts.
     
  10. mrjc1238

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    Switch with OLED would be much more expensive.
    Anyway, if the company does bankrupt, then expect even more Switch shortages than before while new contracts are made with other companies
     
  11. whateverg1012

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    I know, but the IPS - TN price difference is very minimal, compared to OLED.
     
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    You're right, but a man can dream ;')
     
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    Wondering if Ninty already has a backup.
     
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    nintendo should just buy this company and cut out the middle man
     
  15. Anfroid

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    I'm pretty sure that AMOLED burns in as well. My axon 7 has a slight burn in with it's AMOLED screen.
     
  16. rileysrjay

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    Cool, now Nintendo can go fight Apple for OLED screens from Samsung so there can be even fewer switches coming off the assembly line!
     
  17. duffmmann

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    Nintendo would likely just get a new screen, and not even make it known that anything had changed. Pretty much just like 3DS and all the different combinations of the lower and top screens having IPS and/or TN displays, despite Nintendo never actually drawing attention to the fact that the 3DS can come with screens of differing qualities for both the top and bottom screens.
     
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  18. KingVamp

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    Despite all the issues and cost, everyone seems to be moving towards oled. (Which, of course, will make them cheaper.) At some point, Nintendo and other companies wouldn't even have a choice.
    Other than maybe the overclock, this is probably going to happen either way.

    I really doubt this is going effect Nintendo much. Probably looking for another company as we chat.
     
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  19. heartgold

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    Get ready for Switch TN screens. :tpi:
     
  20. GerbilSoft

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    Nintendo has historically had the mindset of using a single supplier for certain parts. For example, all of their optical drives for GameCube, Wii, and Wii U are manufactured by Matsushita (Panasonic).

    Compare this to e.g. the original Xbox, which had optical drives from Thomson, Philips, Samsung, and Hitachi.

    Granted, they did start multi-sourcing some parts with the 3DS. (eMMC is either Toshiba or Samsung) Unfortunately, they either didn't realize the IPS vs. TN problem, or they were doing some sort of ridiculously poorly-planned A/B testing.
     
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