A Switch Plus that is the exact same size but offers a 7.5 hr battery life and one of Sharp's low power 7.5 inch bezel free IGZO displays would be a glorious thing, and it's easily achievable within 2 years if Nintendo plans ahead. Again, everything else about the Switch's size would be exactly the same, the only differences would be the lack of a bezel, a 7.5 inch 720p or 1080p display and CPU/GPU built on the 7nm node.
TSMC announced that they will start accepting volume orders for their upcoming 7nm node starting next month for mass production in 2018. https://www.google.com/amp/wccftech.com/tsmc-starts-prototype-7nm-chips-2018/amp/ Assuming that Nintendo places a volume order in order to release a Switch Revision in an year or two with significantly larger battery life, what kind of battery life could we expect? 8+ hours is achievable.
The current Switch gets about 3hrs of battery life and uses 20 watts at peak load as per the neogaf thread where the Switch was torn down. This suggests that the current Switch is built on the 20nm process. Could a shrink from 20nm down to 7nm improve the battery life from 3 hours to 8+ hours? The math works out.
This would singlehandedly make Switch the greatest handheld ever made in my opinion. The only thing holding it back as of now is the battery life and the bezel. If an 8 hr battery life is possible, could we organize a campaign to convince Nintendo to place a volume order for the 7nm node for the inevitable Switch revision in 2 years?
In addition, it would be ideal if this revision had smaller bezels (like the 1cm bezels found on the XPS laptop. But again, Nintendo would need to place a volume order for these low power IGZO Bezel Free 7.5 inch screens ahead of time. With slim bezels, they could accommodate a 7.5 inch screen in the exact same size device. They could call it the Switch Plus even if the size isn't any bigger because the screen size and battery life would be much larger.