Nintendo Switch family

Feature Comparison

Console Comparison
Nintendo Switch - OLED Model
Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch Lite
Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch - OLED Model

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch - OLED Model

Nintendo Switch

Play Modes

You will be able to choose the play mode that best suits your lifestyle: TV mode, Tabletop mode or Handheld mode

You will be able to choose the play mode that best suits your lifestyle: TV mode, Tabletop mode or Handheld mode

Handheld Mode only.
Compact, light and easy to carry with you, with built-in controllers.

You will be able to choose the play mode that best suits your lifestyle: TV mode, Tabletop mode or Handheld mode

You will be able to choose the play mode that best suits your lifestyle: TV mode, Tabletop mode or Handheld mode

Supported Software

All Nintendo Switch games are playable.

  All Nintendo Switch games that support Handheld Mode are playable.

All Nintendo Switch games are playable.

Joy-Con(Controllers)

One set of Joy-Con controllers included. Games that use Joy-Con controllers are immediately playable after purchase.

One set of Joy-Con controllers included. Games that use Joy-Con controllers are immediately playable after purchase.

  Joy-Con controllers not included.
Games that use Joy-Con controllers require a separate purchase.

One set of Joy-Con controllers included. Games that use Joy-Con controllers are immediately playable after purchase.

One set of Joy-Con controllers included. Games that use Joy-Con controllers are immediately playable after purchase.

Nintendo Switch Dock (output to a TV)

One Nintendo Switch dock is included.
You can connect your Nintendo Switch dock and television using an HDMI cable, to play games on the big screen.

One Nintendo Switch dock is included.
You can connect your Nintendo Switch dock and television using an HDMI cable, to play games on the big screen.

Not compatible with the Nintendo Switch dock.
Games cannot be played on a television screen.

One Nintendo Switch dock is included.
You can connect your Nintendo Switch dock and television using an HDMI cable, to play games on the big screen.

One Nintendo Switch dock is included.
You can connect your Nintendo Switch dock and television using an HDMI cable, to play games on the big screen.

Wired LAN Port
  • Wireless LAN functionality is built-in on the device.

The included Nintendo Switch dock has a built-in wired LAN port.

  No wired LAN port is available.
  No wired LAN port is available.

The included Nintendo Switch dock has a built-in wired LAN port.

  No wired LAN port is available.
  • Wireless LAN functionality is built-in on the device.
Variations

White

Neon Blue / Neon Red

Neon Blue / Neon Red

Grey

Yellow

Grey

Turquoise

Coral

Blue

White

Neon Blue / Neon Red

Neon Blue / Neon Red

Grey

Rear Stand

Fully adjustable
wide stand

Fixed stand

  No stand included.

Fully adjustable
wide stand

Fixed stand

System memory
  • The space available for save data excludes
    the amount reserved for system files.

64GB

32GB

32GB

64GB

32GB

  • The space available for save data excludes
    the amount reserved for system files.
Size
  • Height
    102mm
  • Width
    242mm
  • Thickness
    13.9mm
  • With Joy-Cons attached
  • Measuring from the tip of the analogue stick to the top surface of the ZL/ZR Buttons, the thickness is 28.4 mm.
  • Height
    102mm
  • Width
    239mm
  • Thickness
    13.9mm
  • With Joy-Cons attached
  • Measuring from the tip of the analogue stick to the top surface of the ZL/ZR Buttons, the thickness is 28.4 mm.
  • Height
    91.1mm
  • Width
    208mm
  • Thickness
    13.9mm
  • Measuring from the tip of the analogue stick to the top surface of the ZL/ZR Buttons, the thickness is 28.4 mm.
  • Height
    102mm
  • Width
    242mm
  • Thickness
    13.9mm
  • With Joy-Cons attached
  • Measuring from the tip of the analogue stick to the top surface of the ZL/ZR Buttons, the thickness is 28.4 mm.
  • Height
    102mm
  • Width
    239mm
  • Thickness
    13.9mm
  • With Joy-Cons attached
  • Measuring from the tip of the analogue stick to the top surface of the ZL/ZR Buttons, the thickness is 28.4 mm.
Weight

Approx.420g

  • With Joy-Cons attached

Approx.398g

  • With Joy-Cons attached

Approx.275g

Approx.420g

  • With Joy-Cons attached

Approx.398g

  • With Joy-Cons attached
Screen Size
  • Resolution: 1280x720 pixels

7.0inches

OLED display

6.2inches

LCD display

5.5inches

LCD display

7.0inches

OLED display

6.2inches

LCD display

  • Resolution: 1280x720 pixels
Battery Life
  • These figures are estimates. Actual battery life may be shorter depending on usage conditions.

Approx.4.5-9.0hours

  • Battery life will vary depending on games played.
    For example, the battery life while playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is approximately 5.5 hours.

Approx.4.5-9.0hours

  • Battery life will vary depending on games played.
    For example, the battery life while playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is approximately 5.5 hours.

Approx.3.0-7.0hours

  • Battery life will vary depending on games played.
    For example, the battery life while playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is approximately 4 hours.

Approx.4.5-9.0hours

  • Battery life will vary depending on games played.
    For example, the battery life while playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is approximately 5.5 hours.

Approx.4.5-9.0hours

  • Battery life will vary depending on games played.
    For example, the battery life while playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is approximately 5.5 hours.
  • These figures are estimates. Actual battery life may be shorter depending on usage conditions.
HD Rumble

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

  Playing HD rumble-enabled games requires the purchase of a Joy-Con (sold separately).

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

IR Motion Camera

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

  Playing IR Motion Camera-enabled games requires the purchase of a Joy-Con (sold separately).

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

Built in to Joy-Con controllers

Gameplay on the
Nintendo Switch Lite
The Nintendo Switch Lite is compatible with all Nintendo Switch games that can be played in Handheld Mode, but please note the following points:

If a game supports Joy-Con functions such as HD rumble, IR Motion Camera and Joy-Con motion sensors, some features will not be available using Nintendo Switch Lite alone.

More details here

Some games that are not compatible with Handheld Mode may still be playable using separately available Joy-Con controllers and the Joy-Con Charging Grip (sold separately).

More details here