32 GB of internal storage, a portion of which is reserved for use by the system. Users can easily expand storage space using microSDHC or microSDXC cards up to 2TB (sold separately).
Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)(*) Bluetooth 4.1 (*In TV mode, Nintendo Switch systems can be connected with a wired LAN adapter - sold separately)
Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode Up to 720p via built-in screen in tabletop mode and handheld mode
Compatible with 5.1ch Linear PCM output Output via HDMI connector in TV mode
Power button / Volume button
USB Type-C Used for charging or for connecting to the Nintendo Switch dock.
3.5mm 4-pole stereo (CTIA standard)
Game card slot
Nintendo Switch game cards
microSD card slot
Compatible with microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC memory cards *Once the microSDXC card is inserted, a system update will be necessary. An Internet connection is required to perform this system update.
Accelerometer, gyroscope, and brightness sensor
41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity
Approximately 4.5 - 9 hours *The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 5.5 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
TV mode Playing a game: Approx. 7W Watching a video: Approx. 6W On the main menu: Approx. 3W Sleep mode: Approx. 0.3W Power off: Approx. 0.3W
Handheld & Tabletop modes Playing a game: Approx. 4W Watching a video: Approx. 3W On the main menu: Approx. 2W Sleep mode: Approx. 0.03W Power off: Less than 0.01W
Estimated annual energy consumption*: Approx. 6 kWh
*The estimated annual energy consumption of a console when used for gaming an average two hours per day for a whole year.
Power consumption varies depending on software and usage conditions. Values have been rounded off to the nearest full value. There also may be some statistical variations on the energy consumption values displayed. The values could also change depending on the usage environment and conditions.
Approximately 3 hours *When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode