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Nintendo Switch battery life is 2.5 hours to 6 hours

Nintendo Switch will have expansive battery life up to 6 hours, but only if the game permits it

By: Derek Strickland from Jan 12, 2017 @ 22:22 CST

Nintendo has confirmed that its Switch handheld-console hybrid will have a varying battery life on a game-to-game basis, suggesting variable performance that we've reported on before. The Switch will sport up to 6.5 hours of battery life on a single charge.


The Switch will support between 2.5 and 6 hours of battery life while taken on-the-go as a tablet handheld, Nintendo has confirmed. The Switch will support charging with certified USB charging banks, but Nintendo hasn't exactly confirmed if it supports USB Type-C quick-charging just yet.

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