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Hori Split Pad Pro: Should You Ditch the Switch Joycons?

On the eve of Nintendo introducing the Switch Lite into the Switch family of systems, Hori is releasing the Split Pad Pro controllers that encourages those 36.9 million Switches currently in the wild to go be played in handheld mode.  At $49.99US these “Officially Licensed by Nintendo” replacement controllers might just be a nice inexpensive replacement for the drift prone OEM joycons, but are they worth it?  I’ve already added the D-Pad Controller (L) – Zelda Edition to replace my left joycon, (btw where’s my matching right joycon, Hori?!?) so the Split Pad Pro just seems like a natural tr