Thanks to the success of the fundraising launched in recent months on IndieGoGo, the US company UpSwitch is providing the shipment of the first units of Orion, a unique accessory for Nintendo Switch that adds a “portable” screen
Founded in Kent (Ohio) by several former employees of companies like Nintendo and Microsoft, UpSwitch aims to cut out a space in the already crowded panorama of accessories distributors for Switch through a multi-function monitor.
With its 11.6 inches diagonally, the Orion panel exceeds 188% of the touchscreen size of the Nintendo Switch base model: the device works as a sort of “portable dock,” interfacing with the console via the connector The manufacturer, however, does not specify whether the device is upscaling to 1080p of the signal transmitted by the console or whether, on the contrary, it is limited to reproducing it at 720p.
On the other hand, the Orion technical data sheet highlights the presence of a 10,000 mAh battery, a 3.5-plug headphone connector, and two stereo speakers, in addition to USB Type-C and HDMI ports and one There are also tracks to hook and synchronize the two Joy-Con controllers.
The presence of the HDMI input also makes Orion perfectly compatible with PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and the consoles of the past generation, while taking into account the impossibility of powering these types of devices. NintendoLife’s editorial staff previewed one of the first models of the UpSwitch Orion, and found their video at the bottom of the news: if you were interested, the system is sold in the black color model alone at the price of
What do you think of this device? Before leaving you to comment, please note that for a few months UPSpec Gaming has started the production of an accessory similar to the Orion, i.e. the portable monitor for Xbox Series S.