Nintendo Switch Lite announced, out on September 20

    Nintendo has announced the Switch Lite, A new revision of the Switch designed for portable play. It will launch worldwide on September 20 at a suggested retail price of $199.99 and will be available in three colors. A Pokemon Sword and Shield variant will be available on November 8 for the same price, you can also purchase a screen protector or carrying case separately.

    The Switch Lite differs a bit from the normal model but still retains much of the same features, here are a few notable examples.

    • Longer Battery Life (About 3-7 hours)
    • Handheld mode only, can only play games that support it
    • No detectable controllers (Joy-cons can still be used, sold separately)
    • Still supports Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC and built-in gyro controls
    • Won’t play on TV or include the dock
    • D-Pad replaces the original 4 directional buttons
    • No HD Rumble or IR Camera
    • Transferring content from one Switch to another will be implemented
    • Auto Brightness is no longer an option, but can still be adjusted manually
    • 5.5 inch screen, still outputs at 720p
    • Motion Controls will require a seperate joy-con for games such as 1-2 Switch
    • No Labo Support

    Are you excited for Nintendo Switch Lite? Do you think you’re gonna pick it up at launch? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.


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