Switch Specs Revealed by Nintendo

If you’re into techy goodness, this is what you’ve been waiting for.  Since the Switch was announced, I’ve heard people asking, how much power does it have?  Which system is its direct competitor?  Is it more powerful than the PS4?

Today, Nintendo released those details.

As for the system itself:

  • Display: 6.2 inch  1280 × 720 LCD
  • Chipset: Nvidia Tegra
  • Memory: 32GB internal storage, Expandable via microSD cards
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Brightness
  • Headphone jack: Stereo output jack
  • Battery: Non-removable, internal 4310mAh  battery
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, WLAN through an adapter
  • Media output: 1920×1080, 60 fps via HDMI,  5.1channel audio (while docked)
  • USB Type-C Port for charging and docking
  • Stereo speakers
  • Weight: 280 grams
  • Dimensions With Joy-Con: 102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm

For the Joy-Con controllers:

  • Left Buttons: Joy Stick, Directional L/ZL/SL/SR/- Buttons, Capture Button, Release Button, SYNC Button
  • Right Buttons: Joy Stick, A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons, HOME Button, Release Button, SYNC Button
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, IR Motion Camera on the Right Joy-Con
  • Vibration Motors (“HD Rumble”)
  • Battery: Non-removable 52 mAh
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth 3.0, NFC (Right Joy-Con)
  • Weight: Right Joy-Con 52 grams, Left Joy-Con 49 grams
  • Dimensions: 102mm x 35.9mm x 28.4mm


The dock (which you use to connect the Switch to the TV) has three USB ports, an HDMI connector, AC adapter port, and a system connector that connects to the tablet.


The Switch releases on March 3, 2017.

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