Nintendo Switch Lite has been confirmed by the Japanese gaming giant in a surprise announcement today.
After months of speculation the new Nintendo Switch was detailed in a video posted on the official Nintendo YouTube.
The Nintendo Switch Lite has been described as a “dedicated” handheld console.
As per the rumours, the Nintendo Switch Lite does not feature removeable Joy-Cons and for multi-player games additionally Joy-Cons will have to be purchased.
As it is a dedicated handheld console, the Nintendo Switch Lite will not support outputting to a TV.
Additional Joy-Cons will also need to be purchased to use games that support features such as HD rumble, IR Motion Camera and Joy-Con motion.
The Nintendo Switch Lite was showcased in a number of colours including yellow, turquoise and grey.
The Nintendo Switch Lite has a release date of September 20 2019.
In terms of specs, the Nintendo Switch Lite weighs 20 grams less than the regular Switch and boasts a 5.5inch LCD screen compared to a 6.2 one.
The regular Switch dimensions, with Joy-Cons attached, is 102mm x 239mm x 13.9mm.
Whereas the Switch Lite is 91.1mm x 208mm x 13.9mm.
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