Nintendo Switch 2020

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SizeApproximately 4 inches high, 9.4 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep (with Joy-Con attached)
*The depth from the tip of the analog sticks to the tip of the ZL/ZR buttons is 1.12 inches
WeightApproximately .66 lbs
(Approximately .88 lbs when Joy-Con controllers are attached)
ScreenMulti-touch capacitive touch screen / 6.2-inch LCD Screen / 1280 x 720
CPU/GPUNVIDIA Custom Tegra processor
Storage32 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).
WirelessWi-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)
Video outputUp to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode
Up to 720p via built-in screen in tabletop mode and handheld mode
Audio outputCompatible with 5.1ch Linear PCM output
Output via HDMI connector in TV mode
SpeakersStereo
ButtonsPower button / Volume button
USB connectorUSB Type-C
Used for charging or for connecting to the Nintendo Switch dock.
Headphone/mic jack3.5mm 4-pole stereo (CTIA standard)
Game card slotNintendo Switch game cards
microSD card slotCompatible with microSD/microSDHC/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.
SensorAccelerometer, gyroscope, and brightness sensor
Operating environment41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity
Internal batteryLithium-ion battery/4310mAh
Battery lifeModel number: HAC-001
(product serial number starts with “XAW”)
Approx. 2.5 to 6.5 hours
*The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 3 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Model number: HAC-001(-01) - Available starting in mid-August 2019
(product serial number starts with “XKW”)
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.
Charging timeApproximately 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode
SizeApproximately 4.1 inches high, 6.8 inches long, and 2.12 inches deep
WeightApproximately .72 lbs
OutputUSB Port (USB 2.0 compatible) x2 on the side, 1 on the back
System connector
AC adapter port
HDMI port

In April 2020, approximately 160,000 Switch users were affected by a data breach that allowed cybercriminals to make illegal purchases on accounts that didn't have two-factor authentication (2FA).

Joy‑Con [L]Joy‑Con [R]
SizeApproximately 4.02 inches high, 1.41 inches long, and 1.12 inches deep
Weight1.7 oz1.8 oz
ButtonsLeft Stick
Up/down/left/right/L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons
Capture Button
Release Button
Sync Button
Right Stick
A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons
HOME Button
Release Button
Sync Button
WirelessBluetooth 3.0Bluetooth 3.0/NFC
SensorAccelorometer
Gyroscope
Accelorometer
Gyroscope
IR Motion Camera
VibrationHD Rumble
Battery lifeApproximately 20 hours
*This is an estimate. The battery life may be shortened depending on the usage.
Charging timeApproximately 3 hours 30 minutes
* Joy-Con controllers are charged by attaching them to a console or charging grip connected to a power supply.

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SizeApproximately 4.02 inches high, 1.41 inches long, and 1.12 inches deep
WeightJoy‑Con [L]
1.7 oz
Joy‑Con [R]
1.8 oz
ButtonsJoy‑Con [L]
Left Stick
Up/down/left/right/L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons
Capture Button
Release Button
Sync Button
Joy‑Con [R]
Right Stick
A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons
HOME Buton
Release Button
Sync Button
WirelessJoy‑Con [L]
Bluetooth 3.0
Joy‑Con [R]
Bluetooth 3.0/NFC
SensorJoy‑Con [L]
Accelorometer
Gyroscope
Joy‑Con [R]
Accelorometer
Gyroscope
IR Motion Camera
VibrationHD Rumble
Battery lifeApproximately 20 hours
*This is an estimate. The battery life may be shortened depending on the usage.
Charging timeApproximately 3 hours 30 minutes
* Joy-Con controllers are charged by attaching them to a console or charging grip connected to a power supply.
Nintendo switch 2020 year in review

Nintendo Switch 2020 Edition

SizeApproximately 3.98 inches high, 0.57 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep
WeightApproximately .66 oz

Nintendo Switch 2020 Review

SizeApproximately 3.98 inches high, 5.67 inches long, and 1.58 inches deep
WeightApproximately .21 lbs
SizeApproximately 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
WeightApprox. .61 lbs
ScreenCapacitive touch screen / 5.5 inch LCD / 1280x720 resolution
CPU/GPUNVIDIA Custom Tegra processor
Storage32 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).
WirelessWi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.1 / NFC (near field communication)
SpeakersStereo
ButtonsLeft Stick
Right Stick
A/B/X/Y/L/R/ZL/ZR/+/- Buttons
+ Control Pad
Power Button
Volume Button
HOME Button
Capture Button
USB connectorUSB Type-C
Used for charging only.
Headphone/mic jack3.5mm 4-pole stereo (CTIA standard)
Game card slotNintendo Switch game cards
microSD card slotCompatible 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.
SensorAccelerometer / gyroscope
Operating environment41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity
Internal batteryLithium ion battery / battery capacity 3570mAh
Battery lifeModel 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.
Charging timeApprox. 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode