1. Xuman

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    It's great to have ideas and whatnot but claiming that something has a "high" chance of happening (games, emulators, homebrew, anything really) without basis for it is simply wishful thinking. Not saying thats a bad thing or its impossible, just saying i wouldnt give hype to something without reasonable info to back up the possibility of it coming to fruition. (See Smash Bros. Character Rumors).

    That aside, i could see some android apps working fine on the switch since its also a tablet. but GPS games (pokemon go) would be out
     
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    The dock should be able to handle 4k. It uses an STDP2550 which can handle 4k30. Alternatively I wonder if we could just use a displayport to usb-c cable if using a different OS altogether.
     
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    OP LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.
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    So let me get this straight and please correct me if I'm wrong. A total of 3 partitions?
    1) for Switch software
    1) for the Android OS (2GB)
    1) for the User's Data?

    Should be interesting. I need to buy a 200GB card soon lol!
     
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    Yeah, you should only really need a 32gb SD to have a decent amount of space for apps though
     
  5. guily6669

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    I don't think the USB-C in the Switch would have enough bandwidth for 4K 60fps, I think I heard there's a newer version with more bandwidth able to do it, but I might be mistaken...
     
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    Nope, the stdp2550 can't handle 4k, check the data brief

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    The switch supports dual lane display port in hardware, that has more than enough bandwidth
     
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  7. Any particular reason you chose AndroidTV over stock Android? Just curious.
     
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    Only just jumped on thread. What's it using? Pixel c blobs?
     
  9. LightyKD

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    My Android games collection alone pushes past 32 gigs. I was using roughly 200 on the OUYA. Also my Switch saves and digital games are almost filling up my 64 GB card. If I'm going to have everything that I care about on one card. 200 GB is probably the minimum.
     
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    well after getting most stuff booting I've switched to normal android as TV seems to have issues with building in aosp.
    Nouveau and mesa, but pixel c blobs might also work
     
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    So you can just use Atmosphere's reboot to payload to load it?
     
  13. guily6669

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    According to Digital foundry they claim Switch uses USB C 3.1 outputting max 10gbps enough for 1080p or 4K 30 FPS only (basically outputting only in hdmi 1.4)...

    Now there's USB C 3.2 capable of 4k 60fps output (20gbps of outpout bandwidth, basically going to hdmi 2.0) which is probably a must have 4 a new Switch revision as it's totally the same connector completely compatible with anything they have...
     
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    http://www.megachips.com/products/displayport/STDP2550

    Under features:
    • Max video resolution 4K2K 30Hz

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    It’s not using the usb protocol to transmit video. There are dedicated DisplayPort pins on the connector.
     
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    1. That's odd, the databrief PDF mentions nothing of 4k yet that page does.
    2. Yeah
     
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    It mentions 2.97gbps per data link which would be consistent with HDMI 1.4, which does support 4k30
     
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    Maybe having TV launcher on top of normal Android might make for a good compromise

    https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/android-tv-launcher-android-tv/
     
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    Oh thats too bad, going hdmi 1.4 and trying to get 4k 30 working can be a pain depending on your setup.
     
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    That guy was wrong, switch muxes between lanes and doesn't actually use usb proto.
     
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    If your talking about me I wasnt exactly saying its the USB port or what outputs and what not... just the bandwidth of it its basically outputting HDMI 1.4 and Switch uses a USB C 3.1 (at least is what Digital Foundry says as I won't even bother looking for its hardware)...

    But on the positive side at least its good for streaming movies and other stuff as almost everything is 30-24 fps so if you could get really a true 4K movie to be played well in it, it will still do the trick.

    Now we need is to see if anyone can actually get the dock+console to really output in 4K 30 FPS ;).

    And I agree with DigitalFoundry that the new Switch refresh needs to output 4K 60 FPS as a must because its better that the console upscale to 4K than having it at 1080P then the TV upscaling it to 4K (depending on the case too since there are actually good fast TV's with low input lag that can actually add a lot of stuff on their processing upscaling). But I guess if its the console upscaling we will all have a more similar result across everyone with 4K tv's.
     
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