Released on March 3rd, 2017, the Nintendo Switch is a handheld that can be played on the TV or on the go.

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Teardown of Nintendo Switch already pubished? Memory upgrade?

The french "ifixit" made a teardown of the Nintendo Switch...before ifixit

Do you think the memory can be upgraded in the future with non official parts ?

When you upgrade the firmware, is it stored on the 32GB flash chip ?

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I'll wait for the ifixit teardown. They didn't do the joy-Cons.


I'm so glad that the memory inside is on a easily replaced chip. Why? Because that means in 6 months or so they are going to release a 64gb or 128gb version and it won't be a whole respin of all the hardware and motherboard. Also, corrupted memory repairs are way easier, and the refurbished units will be cheaper in the long turn.

I don't think that you will be able to do a memory swap DIY style, because of security issues. But, at least it is a potential option. Doubtful though.


Some dude called Spawn Wave tore down the system on youtube


Like they are going to do one one day, i am not sure.


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Swapping out the module is a 5-min job, however I suspect there will be some kind of security pairing to prevent it from working this easily.

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