2017 is about to end and undoubtedly this year will be marked in the industry by the success of Nintendo Switch, a console that has enjoyed great popularity around the world and that positions Nintendo again as a competitor in the current generation of consoles.
Obviously, the end of the year is the ideal time to give an account of the best things that arrived and TIME magazine has named Switch as the best gadget of the year 2017.
TIME magazine published its Top 10 with the best electronic devices of 2017 and Nintendo Switch was considered as the best device compared to products from Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and Sony. One of the details to take into account is that the Nintendo console was accompanied by SNES Classic Edition and Xbox One X within this list, which is undoubtedly an excellent news for the market of consoles.
TIME gave Nintendo the position of honor for having launched a console that can be enjoyed at home and portable without sacrificing quality. Switch overcame important devices released this year, which accounts for the success of Nintendo and the success of its strategy for this generation.
Here are the Top 10 best gadgets of 2017 named by TIME:
1. Nintendo Switch
2. Apple iPhone X
3. Microsoft Surface Laptop
4. DJI Spark
5. Samsung Galaxy S8
6. SNES Classic Edition
7. Amazon Echo (second generation)
8. Xbox One X
9. Apple Watch 3
10. Sony Alpha A7R III
In this way, Nintendo is closing the year with important recognition that is highlighting the great reception that the company’s products have had in the market in terms of hardware and software. Example of this is the Game of the Year award that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild won at the Golden Joystick Awards and the nomination that this title has, along with Super Mario Odyssey, as the best game of the year at The Game Awards 2017.