Nintendo has announced the new Nintendo Switch Lite last week as a new Nintendo Switch family member which designed specifically for handheld gameplay. And now Nintendo recently announced a new model of Nintendo Switch with an upgraded battery.
Based on information from Nintendo, The new model HAC-001(-01) will last approximately 4.5 – 9 hours on a single charge. This is a big improvement from the original model HAC-001 which will last approximately 2.5 – 6.5 hours on a single charge.
Nintendo said the battery life will depend on the games that you play. Because of that, when you comparing the playtime of an intensive game such as ” The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. “, the original model will last approximately 3 hours on a single charge when the new HAC-001(-01) will last approximately 5.5 hours.
The new HAC-001(-01) will be available in Japan next month while the U.S. costumers can get this new model in mid-august. If you’re European customer you can get this new updated console on September. This new model is priced at $299.99 – same as the previous model.