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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 | Jan 12, 2017 10:22 pm 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.

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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.

Keep an eye out for more coverage as it flows out.

Derek Strickland

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Derek Strickland

Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements, whether it's VR with the Oculus Rift or Augmented Reality. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the technology that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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