Hardware Official Nintendo Switch Technical Specifications Have Been Shared!

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The specs
Nintendo Switch console
Size

102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm (with Joy-Con attached)
Please note: 28.4mm at the thickest, from the tips of the analogue sticks to the ZL/ZR Button protrusions.

Weight

Approx. 297g
(With Joy-Con controllers attached: 398g)

Screen

Capacitive touch screen / 6.2 inch LCD / 1280x720 resolution

CPU/GPU

NVIDIA customised Tegra processor

System memory

32 GB
Please note: a portion of this internal memory is reserved for use by the system.

Communication features

Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compliant) / Bluetooth 4.1 (TV mode only. A wired LAN connection is possible through the use of a commercially available wired LAN adapter.)

Video output

Maximum resolution: 1920x1080, 60 fps
Please note: output via HDMI cable in TV mode. In tabletop mode and handheld mode, the maximum resolution is 1280x720, which matches the screen resolution.

Audio output

Supports linear PCM 5.1ch
Please note: output via HDMI cable in TV mode.

Speakers

Stereo

USB terminal

USB Type-C terminal
Used for charging or for connecting to the Nintendo Switch dock.

Headphone mic. jack

Stereo output

Game card slot

Exclusively for Nintendo Switch game cards.

microSD card slot

Compatible with microSD, microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards.
Please note: an update via an internet connection is required to use microSDXC memory cards.

Sensors

Accelerometer / gyroscope / brightness sensor

Operating environment

Temperature: 5 - 35°C / Humidity: 20 - 80%

Internal battery

Lithium ion battery / battery capacity 4310mAh
Please note: the internal battery cannot be removed. If the battery needs to be replaced, we plan to offer paid replacement via Nintendo Customer Support.

Battery life

Battery life can last for more than six hours, but will vary depending on the software and usage conditions.
For example, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can be played for roughly three hours on a single charge.

Charging time

3 hours approx.
Please note: this is the time taken to charge while the console is in sleep mode.

Aspects such as the non-removable battery was also confirmed previously, even if it's not an ideal state of affairs. The microSD section also confirms the inevitable - a day one firmware update.

Does anything there stand out to you?
Spoilers not working right? Close enough.
 
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Temperature: 5 - 35°C / Humidity: 20 - 80%
great to know that i can't store it on my freezer or oven :/

anyway, heh, there is barely anything new that we didn't already know... no specs like ram, cpu...

we plan to offer paid replacement via Nintendo Customer Support.
i wonder how does this turns in most countries that don't even have a dedicated nintendo website.. i know this is the future, but nintendo so far keep up with easily replaceable batteries in their devices so far, even the wii as a screw to easily replace the clock battery!

AND PLEASE GBATEMP, LET'S NOT TALK ABOUT THE BROWSER\HAX IN HERE, if you do, congrats, you are a shithead.
 

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great to know that i can't store it on my freezer or oven :/

anyway, heh, there is barely anything new that we didn't already know... no specs like ram, cpu...


i wonder how does this turns in most countries that don't even have a dedicated nintendo website.. i know this is the future, but nintendo so far keep up with easily replaceable batteries in their devices so far, even the wii as a screw to easily replace the clock battery!

AND PLEASE GBATEMP, LET'S NOT TALK ABOUT THE BROWSER\HAX IN HERE, if you do, congrats, you are a shithead.
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the 60fps and the wireless ac support is new to me, but everything else was either already known or just assumed (audio, for instance). Nice consolidation of knowledge tho.
 
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Here is the direct link to Nintendo's website: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Nintendo-Switch/Specifications/Specifications-1176277.html


Still no new info here, except again it can't be a X1 because it's customized.
Indeed, just reported the OP to include the direct link. The nintendo site also has the info formatted in a much better way.. :)

seriously though, not much new info that wasn't guessed or leaked before. Hopefully this is a better success story compared to the Wii U.
 
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Nintendo uses Bluetooth.
Sony (PS3 and PS4) use Bluetooth. PlayStation Vita also uses Bluetooth.
Microsoft (Xbox 360 and Xbox One) uses proprietary.

One of these things is not like the others. One of these things, isn't the same.
 
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Nintendo uses Bluetooth.
Sony (PS3 and PS4) use Bluetooth. PlayStation Vita also uses Bluetooth.
Microsoft (Xbox 360 and Xbox One) uses proprietary.

One of these things is not like the others. One of these things, isn't the same.
Xbox One controllers moved to Bluetooth in addition to the ~2.4GHz proprietary signal they use for the console. Not that I mind, the Xbox controllers are gold if you just find a receiver from somewhere (PC + Steam Link work nicely on third party adapters too) :)
 
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Nintendo uses Bluetooth.
Sony (PS3 and PS4) use Bluetooth. PlayStation Vita also uses Bluetooth.
Microsoft (Xbox 360 and Xbox One) uses proprietary.

One of these things is not like the others. One of these things, isn't the same.
Yeah, Bluetooth is the best.
 
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