Nintendo Switch Lite: Release Date, Price, and Specifications

The Nintendo Switch is going to release its new gaming console in upcoming September 2019. The all-new Nintendo Switch Lite is compact, only handheld gaming console, and is targeted towards young gamers and kids. The new Switch is available in various colors and themes. The gaming console is a perfect device to take on the go. In this article, we are going to discuss everything you need to know about this new device. So let’s get started.

Nintendo Switch Lite: Preorders, Release Date and Price

The gaming console will be launched on 20th September 2019. The device costs around 200 US Dollars. You can preorder it on Amazon, Target, and Best Buy. There is also a special edition “Pokémon Sword and Shield” of this console which will officially come out on November 8, 2019. The standard versions of the console can be preordered by now. But if you want the special edition, then you will have to wait till November 8.

Specifications for the Nintendo Switch Lite

As the name tells, the device is relatively small and compact when compared to the standard Switch. It is made for portability and to be used on the go. The Lite version also focuses on younger gamers. It is also comparatively more affordable than the standard Nintendo Switch. But let’s take a closer look at its technical specifications:

  • Processor and Graphics Processing Unit – Nvidia Custom Tegra Processor
  • Power Backup – 3 to 7 hours
  • Weight- 277.825 grams or 9.8 ounces
  • Size or Dimensions- 8.2 x 3.6 x 0.6 inch
  • Available Colors- Turquoise, gray, yellow, and ‘Pokémon sword, and shield outfit.’

What games can be played on the Nintendo Switch Lite?

You can play any game that can be played in a standard Nintendo Switch in the handheld mode. Which means you can play most of the games in it. Whether you want to play Super Mario Maker 2, Celeste, Breath of the Wild and Ape Out, you will have access to all of them. Your console will have the capability to connect to an additional wireless controller to play the games that are not compatible in the handheld mode. That means after connecting to a wireless controller, you’ll be able to play all the games that are supportable even on non-handheld mode.

More About the Nintendo Switch Lite

The Nintendo Switch Lite has only one handheld playing mode. The device’s controllers are not removable like standard Nintendo Switch. You cannot connect and play games on the TV with it, and it doesn’t even have any kickstand to make it stand on a table. The sound quality of this console is not comparable to the non-Lite version, which has the HD rumble. However, you also have to pay less, and you are still getting enough features such as additional controller connectivity and access to all games.

Sofia Williams is a writer, tech enthusiast, and futurist. She has published several articles online wherein she has explored advanced technologies, news, and trends revolving AI, operating systems, social media, gaming, printer support, like brother, canon and epson printer support etc.

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