64 GB 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 compliant) / Bluetooth 4.1
Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode Up to 720p via built-in screen in Tabletop mode and Handheld modes
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
Lithium-ion battery / 4310mAh
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. 6W Watching a video: Approx. 5W On the main menu: Approx. 3W Sleep mode*: Approx. 0.3W Sleep mode**: Approx. 2.2W 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
*Wired internet connection setting is off **Wired internet connection setting is on ***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