Nintendo is Launching a new Switch model with Longer Battery Life. Nintendo is upgrading its Nintendo Switch handheld game console.
The new model will have longer battery life and will soon be for sale.
The new model of the Nintendo Switch has an improved chip and storage memory.
As a result, the battery time of the handheld game console has increased to between 4.5 and 9 hours, according to the Nintendo product page.
The current Nintendo Switch has a battery life of between 2.5 and 6.5 hours.
The new model will be available soon and has a serial number that starts with ‘XKW’.
The exact introduction date is not yet known.
Also cheaper version
Last week, Nintendo already announced the new Nintendo Switch Lite,
a smaller and cheaper model, without disconnecting controllers.
The Nintendo Switch Lite can also not be connected to a television.
The Switch Lite will be released on September 20.
Nintendo has sold the Switch half a million times since its launch in 2017 in the Benelux.
According to the latest figures from March, the Nintendo Switch has been shipped nearly 35 million times worldwide.
For the PlayStation 4, that is 96.8 million times since the game console appeared at the end of 2013.
Microsoft does not share sales figures for the Xbox One,
but it is estimated that the game console has been shipped more than 40 million times since its appearance at the end of 2013.