While the most notable new console released by Nintendo this year is the mobile-only version of the Switch called the Switch Lite, they did actually release another iteration of their popular hybrid console, as well. This new version of the Switch is nearly identical to the original, though this one boasts improved battery life.
If you have been looking into getting a Switch and don’t want the weaker Switch Lite, then this new and improved version of the base console is likely for you. Even better, if you act now then you will be able to get it for a pretty solid discount. Amazon is currently offering the Switch model with improved battery life for over $25 off when you apply a coupon at checkout. This applies to both the Gray Joy-Con model and the Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con model.
The following is a breakdown of the key features:
- Play your way with the Nintendo Switch gaming system. Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, solo or with friends, the Nintendo Switch system is designed to fit your life. Dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV. Heading out? Just undock your console and keep playing in handheld mode
- This model includes battery life of 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 (games sold separately)
- Model number HAC-001(-01)
Nintendo Switch originally launched in March 2017, with the mobile-only Switch Lite launching early this year for $100 cheaper. There have been rumors for a long time now that Nintendo would be releasing a more powerful version of the Switch, with that model potentially launching next year to contend with the release of PS5 and the next Xbox.