Nintendo Switch | Definition: What is a Nintendo Switch?

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What is a Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo Switch / Switch

 

Nintendo Switch is Nintendo’s eighth-generation console which was released in 2017.

The Nintendo Switch is playable in TV, Handheld, and Tabletop modes.

The Switch is available to buy in Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch OLED versions.

 

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Nintendo Switch Specs

 

Nintendo Switch:

  • 4 inches high, 9.4 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep (with Joy-Con attached)
  • Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 6.2-inch LCD Screen / 1280 x 720
  • Max resolution of 1920×1080, 60 fps via HDMI for TV Mode
  • NVIDIA custom Tegra processor
  • 32GB of internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot for cards up to 2TB
  • 4.5 – 9 hours battery life
   

Nintendo Switch Lite:

  • 3.6 inches high, 8.2 inches long, and .55 inches deep
  • Capacitive touch screen / 5.5 inch LCD / 1280×720 resolution
  • NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor
  • 32 GB of internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for cards up to 2TB
  • 3.0 to 7.0 hours battery life
   

Nintendo Switch OLED:

  • 4 inches high, 9.5 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep (with Joy-Con attached)
  • Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 7.0 inch OLED screen / 1280×720
  • 64 GB of internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for cards up to 2TB
  • 4.5 – 9 hours battery life
 

 

What Year Did the Nintendo Switch Release?

 

The Nintendo Switch is the successor to the Nintendo Wii U and was first released in 2017

Nintendo designed the Switch for a wide demographic of video game players as they looked to create a hybrid console capable of mobile gaming.

Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One consoles are the Nintendo Switch’s main rivals.

   

Nintendo Switch Console Release Dates:

  • Nintendo Switch: March 3, 2017
  • Nintendo Switch Lite: September 20, 2019
  • Nintendo Switch OLED: October 8, 2021