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See which Nintendo Switch system
(or two) works for you.

Nintendo Switch – OLED Model

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Lite

Play Modes

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

Compatible Games

Nintendo Switch games that support Handheld mode

Joy-Con™ Controllers

Comes with a set of Joy-Con controllers

Comes with a set of Joy-Con controllers

Joy-Con controllers not included

Nintendo Switch Dock

Includes a Nintendo Switch dock and HDMI cable. Docking the system allows video output to a TV. Dock also has a built-in wired LAN port. (LAN cable sold separately.)

Includes a Nintendo Switch dock and HDMI cable. Docking the system allows video output to a TV.

Not compatible with Nintendo Switch dock. Does not support output to a TV. Does not come with a dock or HDMI cable.

Dimensions

102mm x 242mm x 13.9mm (with Joy-Con controllers attached)

Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.

102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm (with Joy-Con controllers attached)

Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.

91.1mm x 208mm x 13.9mm


Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.

Weight

Approx. 320g
with Joy-Con controllers attached: 420g

Approx. 297g
with Joy-Con controllers attached: 398g

Approx. 275g

Screen

7.0" OLED touch screen

6.2" LCD touch screen

5.5" LCD touch screen

Storage

64 GB

32 GB

32 GB

Battery Life

Model number: HEG-001

Approx. 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.

Model number: HAC-001(-01)

Approx. 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.

Model number: HDH-001

Approx. 3 – 7 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.

Nintendo Switch – OLED Model

Nintendo Switch


Nintendo Switch Lite


TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

Comes with a set of Joy-Con controllers

Comes with a set of Joy-Con controllers

Joy-Con controllers not included

Includes a Nintendo Switch dock and HDMI cable.

Includes a Nintendo Switch dock and HDMI cable.

Not compatible with Nintendo Switch dock.

102mm x 242mm x 13.9mm (with Joy-Con controllers attached)

Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.

102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm (with Joy-Con controllers attached)

Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.


91.1mm x 208mm x 13.9mm


Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.


Approx. 320g
with Joy-Con controllers attached: 420g

Approx. 297g
with Joy-Con controllers attached: 398g

Approx. 275g


7.0" OLED touch screen

6.2" LCD touch screen

5.5" LCD touch screen

64 GB

32 GB

32 GB

Model number: HEG-001

Approx. 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.

Model number: HAC-001(-01)

Approx. 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.

Model number: HDH-001

Approx. 3 – 7 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.

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite can play the games in the Nintendo Switch library that support handheld mode.

For games that do not support handheld mode, players can wirelessly connect compatible controllers (sold separately) to Nintendo Switch Lite. If using separate Joy-Con controllers, users will need to have a device to recharge them, such as the Joy-Con charging grip.

To find play mode compatibility information for specific games, please refer to the product packaging or Nintendo eShop.

Just look for the “handheld mode” icon:

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite can play the games in the Nintendo Switch library that support handheld mode.

For games that do not support handheld mode, players can wirelessly connect compatible controllers (sold separately) to Nintendo Switch Lite. If using separate Joy-Con controllers, users will need to have a device to recharge them, such as the Joy-Con charging grip.

To find play mode compatibility information for specific games, please refer to the product packaging or Nintendo eShop.

Just look for the “handheld mode” icon:

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