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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.

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Derek Strickland
Published Thu, Jan 12 2017 10:22 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

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.

Nintendo Switch battery life is 2.5 hours to 6 hours | TweakTown.com

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 is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech 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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