Nintendo has filed a new device with detachable screens and other features.
The new device filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is actually two devices in one. Each device has a separate screen, with the top screen appearing to both flip open but also slide over the bottom screen to make a more compact handheld.
You can check out some of the diagrams of the device below:
This electronic apparatus comprises a first device and a second device. The first device and the second device can be detachably attached to each other. The first device has a first surface, and a first display and a first connection unit which are positioned on the first surface. The second device has a second surface, a second display that is positioned on the second surface, a second rear surface that is on the reverse side from the second surface, and a second connection unit that is positioned on the second rear surface. The second connection unit can be connected to the first connection unit in a first orientation or in a second orientation that is the reverse from the first orientation. When in a first connection state in which the second connection part has been connected to the first connection part in the first orientation, the second rear surface is positioned so as to cover the first display. When in a second connection state in which the second connection part has been connected to the first connection part in the second orientation, the second rear surface is positioned so as not to cover the first display.
You can find the full filing from Nintendo on the WIPO site here.
Speculation on new Nintendo hardware is at an all time high, with many fans expecting a Nintendo Switch 2 announcement any day now.
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