Nintendo Switch Technical Specifications Confirmed
The awaited day finally arrived and we know many details about Nintendo Switch, the new Nintendo console. While not getting much into it during the conference, Nintendo shared a document with the technical specifications of its console.
According to official information from Nintendo, Nintendo Switch will use an custom processor of NVIDIA Tegra. This processor will allow the console to present graphics at 1080 when it is in the dock, while the portable mode will offer 720p resolution. It is important to note that the Nintendo Switch screen will be multitouch and 6.2″ in size.
As many have imagined, the Nintendo Switch dock function will support, power on and charge the system, as well as transmit video and audio to a TV via HDMI. Thus, TV mode will also have significant improvements in audio, as it will be compatible with 5.1 channels of surround sound.
The files of Nintendo Switch indicates that the battery lasts up to 6 hours, but that depends on the software and the conditions of use. As an example, Nintendo says that playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch battery only lasts for 3 hours. The console will charge when you connect your AC adapter to the USB Type-C port.
On the other hand, Nintendo Switch will have 32GB of internal storage, which is reserved for the use of the system. The good news is that it can be expanded with microSDXC or microSDHC memory cards.
Nintendo Switch will connect to the Internet via wireless (IEEE 802.11ac) connection, and up to 8 systems can connect to play multiplayer titles. Nintendo will also sell a LAN adapter for the Nintendo Switch dock.
Recently, other hardware details and online features of Nintendo Switch along with how the JoyCon controller can be used for gaming have been also revealed.
Nintendo Switch will debut on March 3 and will cost $299.99. Click here to see more related news Nintendo’s new console.