Approximately 3.6 inches high, 8.2 inches long, and .55 inches deep *The depth from the tip of the analog sticks to the tip of the ZL/ZR buttons is 1.12 inches
Approx. .61 lbs
Capacitive touch screen / 5.5 inch LCD / 1280x720 resolution
NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor
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 / NFC (near field communication)
Left Stick Right Stick A B X Y L R ZL ZR + - Buttons + Control Pad Power Button Volume Button HOME Button Capture Button
USB Type-C Used for charging only.
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
41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity
Lithium ion battery / battery capacity 3570mAh
Model number: HDH-001 Approx. 3.0 to 7.0 hours
*The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 4 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
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. 3 kWh
*The estimated annual energy consumption of a console when used for gaming an average two hours per day for a whole year.
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