TV mode - hook up the console to the TV and everyone can enjoy playing, from kids to adults. It’s a great way to get into the game with family and friends at home
Tabletop mode - if you don’t have access to a TV, prop up the stand attached to the console and hand a Joy-Con to a friend to play co-operative or competitive games right on the console screen
Handheld mode - enjoy the same gameplay experience as on a TV screen, right at your fingertips. Play engaging games you’ve never thought you can play on the go anytime, anywhere
Link up to eight consoles for multiplayer
Local multiplayer - players can sync together up to eight Nintendo Switch consoles to play competitive and co-operative multiplayer games
Online multiplayer - If you sign up to the online subscription service for Nintendo Switch, you can play with friends far away and players around the world. Subscribers can also sync up a dedicated smart device app to set play appointments, meet up in online lobbies to play and voice chat while playing
One controller or two, vertical or sideways, motion controls or buttons…Joy-Con and Nintendo Switch give you total gameplay flexibility. Depending on the game, you might use a single Joy-Con in each hand—or even give the second one to a friend. Ready to go? Slide the Joy-Con into Nintendo Switch to go portable.
System battery life
Battery life can last for up to 9 hours, but will vary depending on the software and usage conditions.
32GB of internal memory, a portion of which is reserved for use by the system. Users can easily expand storage space using microSDHC or microSDXC cards.
6.2-inch, multi-touch capacitive touch screen; can display a resolution of 1280 x 720.