Although the Nintendo Switch Lite has a smaller battery, you’ll still get more playtime than the Nintendo Switch

    Nintendo revealed the Nintendo Switch Lite to the world this morning, and a lot of conversation has sparked as a result of it. Nintendo released specs for the Nintendo Switch Mini, comparing it to the Nintendo Switch. The company said in the promotional video for the new console that you can expect 3-7 hours of battery life. When looking at the specs however, the Nintendo Switch Lite has a smaller battery than the original Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch Lite has a battery capacity of 3570mAh, where as the Nintendo Switch has a capacity of 4310 mAh. How could the Switch Lite get better battery life? The answer is the Switch Lite has a new power-efficient chip layout, as well as abandoning the Joy-Con batteries as the System is all one piece. You can take a look at the Switch Lite’s battery specs below.

    Internal battery Lithium ion battery / battery capacity 3570mAhPlease note: the internal battery cannot be removed. If the battery needs to be replaced, it can be replaced for a fee via Nintendo Customer Support.
    Battery life Battery life can last for more than six hours, but will vary depending on the software and usage conditions. For example, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can be played for roughly four hours on a single charge.

    The Nintendo Switch Lite will launch on September 20th, 2019, alongside The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. The system will have 3 colors to choose from at launch: Yellow, Grey, and Turquoise. There will also be a special edition Light Grey Switch Light, which is themed after the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Are you interested in picking up the Nintendo Switch Lite? Let us know your thoughts in the comments! For more on the Nintendo Switch Lite, check out the full reveal here.

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