Nintendo Switch Specifications, Price and Release Date

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One of the most anticipated next generation console Nintendo Switch is all set for a grand launch. Nintendo Switch will be launched on the January 13th 2017. In the development stage Switch Was known as the Nintendo NX which represents the next generation console. The first look video of Nintendo Switch was released on November 2016. Nintendo Switch can be used as a portable gaming console and also as Home console. Nintendo mainly advertise Switch as a home console. The console consists of two joy pad known as Joy-cons which can be attached to a tablet (main unit) and use as a portable gaming system. The console can be connected to a television by fitting the main unit to a Dock which is called as Switch Dock.

Nintendo Switch console is a rechargeable battery powered tablet. Switch has a 6.6 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. Nintendo Switch Console uses game cartridges other than the optical discs which is another specialty. As per the sources the Switch wont support VR (virtual reality) gaming currently. Also Switch wont support backward gaming compatibility as the console is having cartridges for playing. The expected price of Nintendo Switch is $400. The company hasn’t announced the actual price and release date which will be revealed on the launch event. Some of the games that showed on the promo video of Nintendo Switch are The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, Mario Kart, An NBA game, A new Super Mario game and Splatoon. The company will announce the initial games lineups on the event. Check out the complete specifications, price and release date below.

Specifications of Nintendo Switch (NX)

Here are the specifications of the latest Nintendo Switch

  • 6.2inch DIsplay
  •  1280x720p resolution
  • 10 point capacitive multi touch Screen
  • Four ARM Cortex-A57 cores, max 2GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 32 GB storage

The complete specifications will be announced on Jnauary

Price of Nintendo Switch

The exact price has not official announced by Nintendo. Check out the expected price below.

Expected Price – $400

Release Date of Nintendo Switch

Nintendo will announce the release of Switch console at the launch event on January 13th 2017.


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