Nintendo Switch : Price, Specs And Release Date Confirmed

By   /   Jan 13, 2017
Nintendo Switch Pre-orders

Nintendo has finally pulled the curtains over the specs and price for its upcoming console, Nintendo Switch. Nintendo has revealed that its upcoming console will be available on March 3, 2017, and will be priced at $300 in the US.

Nintendo Switch will launch in the US, Canada, Japan, “major European countries,” Hong Kong, and other territories. In Japan, the console will be available for 29,980 yen and will be region free. Pre-orders for the console will start on January 21, 2017, for Japan.

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As for the specs, Nintendo did not reveal much other than its storage, display, and battery timing. According to Nintendo, the console will have a 32 GB internal storage which can be expanded with a microSDXC card. These microSDXC cartridges will be called “Game Cards”.

The handheld will use a 6.2-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 and the screen will be multi-touch capacitive.

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The battery for Nintendo Switch will last for 6 hours, however, Nintendo has clarified that the battery life will depend on the game and usage conditions. Nintendo has revealed that the battery will last for 3 hours while playing Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild. The console will also have two speakers at the bottom along with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

As for the accessories, Pro Controller will be available for $70, Joy con will be available for $80. The detachable controllers will be available for $50 each, while the Joy con charging grip for $30 and an extra dock for $90.

Nintendo Switch will launch on March 3, 2017, and Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild will be the launch title for the console, releasing the same day.