Nintendo Switch Lite: A handheld Console, Specs And Price

Nintendo Switch Lite: A handheld Console, Specs And Price

After speculations, Nintendo has officially launch a new Nintendo switch lite console (Handheld version). It is a smaller version of the Nintendo Switch. It features in different colors such as yellow, gray and turquoise.

The players around the world already enjoying Nintendo Switch and its growing catalogue of games. With Nintendo Switch, you can play on your TV at home and detach the Joy-Con controllers to play with friends or undock the system to take it with you wherever you go. You can find your way to play game. That’s for Nintendo switch as it support many styles of games.

According to Nintendo, The Nintendo Lite version strictly dedicated for handheld console. The device features with integrated controls. The Nintendo Switch Lite can play any game support handheld mode.

Nintendo Switch Lite Key Specs

  • Strictly Handheld
  • It measures 91.1mm x 208mm x 13.9mm and weighs 275g
  • Smaller Screen, 5.5 inch LCD with 1280 x 720 screen resolution
  • Support handheld games(but not all)
  • Battery capacity last for 7 hours


Nintendo Switch Lite: A handheld Console, Specs And Price

Body And Design

The Lite Switch version , It’s compact, lightweight, and easy to take along with on-the-move. The front of the device looks beautiful with curve edges. It will be available in three different colors such as yellow, grey and turquoise. The main unit and control inputs are integrated into one pieces of hardware.

Furthermore, The directional buttons have been swapped out for a +control pad. In fact, the control inputs are different from the Joy-Con controllers included with flagship Nintendo Switch console. The HD features and IR Motion Camera have been removed. To play games like 1-2 Switch, You’ll need extra Joy-Con controllers

With the Switch Lite handheld version, you can play handheld mode games like Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Super Mario Odyssey, The legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Mario kart 8 Deluxe. To determine if a game supports handheld mode, just look at the back of the software packaging under “Play Mode” and you see below picture.

Handheld Game Play Mode Notice

Since Nintendo Switch Lite has different unique features over Nintendo Switch, you can visit the Nintendo Switch official website for help to deciding which Nintendo consoles is the best and suit your needs.

Five Changes You Need To Know About Nintendo Switch Lite Console

  1. No Docked Mode
  2. Joy-Cons are not detachable
  3. It has a D-Pad
  4. Better Battery Times but Smaller Screen
  5. Cheaper Than Regular Switch with $100 cost differences

What Are The Advantages of Nintendo Switch Lite Over Regular Switch

The issues of looking around to buy Additional Joy-Con has been fixed on the Nintendo Switch Lite, though some software packaging won’t work on it. However, Regular Nintendo Switch basically meant for someone who doesn’t like sharing.

Since Nintendo Switch Lite handheld comes out, The 3DS will be removed from all our collective memories. It is cheaper than regular switch with $100 worth of purchasing cost. The Nintendo Lite is very portable and easy to take with on the go. Nintendo lite also support sharing, That means you can play games with your friends.

Nintendo Price And Availability
Source: Nintendo

Released Date, Price And Availability

The Nintendo Switch Lite console will launching on the 20th of September, for as low as $200 (AU$330 and 200) less than 2month before the Pokemon Version will be out on November 8th at the same price.


Why New Tariffs Will Affects Game Consoles Says Microsoft, Nintendo & Sony

Tariffs on Video Game Consoles

As far as the video game consoles industry is concern, The top three major players i.e Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony reacted and send warning to U.S government on the cause of its attempt to increase the tariffs on the gaming industry.

U.S government allowed public to post their opinion on the its proposal of a 25% increment of $300 billion in tariffs put on all goods manufactured in China following an open letter released on June 17 sent to the representative of the U.S government.

Others consumer electronics like TV’s, Smartphones, video game consoles manufactured by Microsoft Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Sony Playstation 4. These three company explain furthers in the open letter and make it clear that Video games are important and has become one of the core American Entertainment Culture.


Tariffs on Video Game Consoles And Nintendo microsoft sony

According to 2015 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry, Explicitly stated that 42% of American plays video games i.e more than 3 hours per week. It furthers explain that two or three households own at least one video games player. The rate at which every american play video games daily will soon rise up to 60% and above.

Impacts Of Tarrifs On American Economy And Video Games Consoles

The three companies explains further in the open letter sent to U.S government and claimed that the cost increment of 25% tariff will make it new release video game consoles unavailable in american market as we approach to the end of year holiday. The consumers would likely to pay $840 million for consoles despite tariffs.

It also reported that more than 96% of all the game consoles in the America in last year were produced in China. given the belief firmly established and already tight side of such productions. any adjustment in this action would cause notable increased price of the products, which would directly put on to the shoulders of the american consumers.

The letter goes on to and claim that the taxation changes would cost high-value, Jobs at risk and obstruct innovation in gamers industries. And later would definitely caused negative impact on the overall American economy.