Technical Specs

Nintendo Switch™ - OLED Model

Size

4 inches high, 9.5 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

Weight

Approximately .71 lbs
(Approximately .93 lbs with Joy-Con controllers attached)

Screen

Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 7.0 inch OLED screen / 1280x720

CPU/GPU

NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor

Storage

64 GB
Users can easily expand storage space using microSDHC or microSDXC cards up to 2TB (sold separately).

Wireless

Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compliant) / Bluetooth 4.1

Video output

Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode
Up to 720p via built-in screen in Tabletop mode and Handheld modes

Audio output

Compatible with 5.1ch Linear PCM output
Output via HDMI connector in TV mode

Speakers

Stereo

Buttons

Power button / Volume button

USB connector

USB Type-C
Used for charging or for connecting to the Nintendo Switch dock.

Headphone/mic jack

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.

Sensor

Accelerometer, gyroscope, and brightness sensor

Operating environment

41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity

Internal battery

Lithium-ion battery / 4310mAh

Battery life

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.

Power Consumption

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

Estimated annual energy consumption***: Approx. 6 kWh* / Approx. 21 kWh**

*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.

Charging time

Approximately 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode

Nintendo Switch™ console (HAC-001(-01))

Size

Approximately 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

Weight

Approximately .66 lbs
(Approximately .88 lbs when Joy-Con controllers are attached)

Screen

Multi-touch capacitive touch screen / 6.2-inch LCD Screen / 1280 x 720

CPU/GPU

NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor

Storage

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).

Wireless

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)

Video output

Up to 1080p via HDMI in TV mode
Up to 720p via built-in screen in tabletop mode and handheld mode

Audio output

Compatible with 5.1ch Linear PCM output
Output via HDMI connector in TV mode

Speakers

Speakers

Buttons

Power button / Volume button

USB connector

USB Type-C
Used for charging or for connecting to the Nintendo Switch dock.

Headphone/mic jack

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.

Sensor

Accelerometer, gyroscope, and brightness sensor

Operating environment

41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity

Internal battery

Lithium-ion battery/4310mAh

Battery life

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.

Power Consumption

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.

Charging time

Approximately 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode

Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

Size

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

Weight

Approx. .61 lbs

Screen

Capacitive touch screen / 5.5 inch LCD / 1280x720 resolution

CPU/GPU

NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor

Storage

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).

Wireless

Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth 4.1 / NFC (near field communication)

Speakers

Stereo

Buttons

Left Stick
Right Stick
A B X Y L R ZL ZR + - Buttons
+ Control Pad
Power Button
Volume Button
HOME Button
Capture Button

USB connector

USB Type-C
Used for charging only.

Headphone/mic jack

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.

Sensor

Accelerometer / gyroscope

Operating environment

41-95 degrees F / 20-80% humidity

Internal battery

Lithium ion battery / battery capacity 3570mAh

Battery life

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.

Power Consumption

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.

Charging time

Approximately 3 hours
*When charging while the hardware is in sleep mode

Nintendo Switch dock with LAN port

Size

Approximately 4.1 inches high, 6.9 inches long, and 2.0 inches deep

Weight

Approximately .69 lbs

Output

USB Port (USB 2.0 compatible) x2 on the side
System connector
AC adapter port
HDMI port
Wired LAN port (LAN cable sold separately.)

Nintendo Switch™ dock

Size

Approximately 4.1 inches high, 6.8 inches long, and 2.12 inches deep

Weight

Approximately .72 lbs

Output

USB Port (USB 2.0 compatible) x2 on the side, 1 on the back
System connector
AC adapter port
HDMI port

Joy‑Con™ controllers

Size

Approximately 4.1 inches high, 6.8 inches long, and 2.12 inches deep

Weight

Joy-Con [L]

1.7 oz

Joy-Con [R]

1.8 oz

Buttons

Joy-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 Button
Release Button
Sync Button

Wireless

Joy-Con [L]

Bluetooth 3.0

Joy-Con [R]

Bluetooth 3.0/NFC

Sensor

Joy-Con [L]

Accelorometer
Gyroscope

Joy-Con [R]

Accelorometer
Gyroscope
IR Motion Camera

Vibration

HD Rumble

Battery Life

Approximately 20 hours
*This is an estimate. The battery life may be shortened depending on the usage.

Charging Time

Approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
* Joy-Con controllers are charged by attaching them to a console or charging grip connected to a power supply.

Joy‑Con Strap

Size

Approximately 3.98 inches high, 0.57 inches long, and 0.55 inches deep

Weight

Approximately .66 oz

Joy‑Con Grip

Size

Approximately 3.98 inches high, 5.67 inches long, and 1.58 inches deep

Weight

Approximately .21 lbs