Two days ago, Nintendo announced the all new Nintendo Switch Lite. Speculations were already aplenty around the possibility of a new Switch Mini and it finally arrived. Not a Mini, a Lite instead.
I love the new colours!
This is one thing I really like about the Switch Lite – the colours! Soon-to-be-available in 3 colours – yellow, gray and Turquoise.
Also lined up, is a special Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield version. The Zacian and Zamazenta Edition will cost the same price – US$199.99, as the other Switch Lites. You won’t find any copy of Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield included though – for that price.
The Zacian and Zamazenta Edition Switch Lite will be released in November, a week before the release of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
What’s the difference between the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Switch Lite?
|Console||Nintendo Switch||Nintendo Switch Lite|
|Modes||TV, table-top and handheld||Handheld only|
|Controllers||Detachable joycons with motion controls||Built-in controllers without motion controls|
|Battery Life||2.5 hrs to 6.5 hrs||3 hrs to 7 hrs|
Quite obvious from the summary in the table above, the Switch Lite doesn’t target majority of the existing Switch owners but is aimed at another segment – consumers who want a Switch Lite but not at the US$300.00 price point, or an existing Switch owner who wants a dedicated portable Switch Lite and have the
So when is it available and how much is the Switch Lite in Singapore?
Now the Switch Lite is slated to be released on 20 September 2019. Not sure how much this will be priced in Singapore but I will update this post as soon as I get wind of it!
Can’t wait? Consider the Nintendo Switch (not Lite) instead!
In the meantime, if you want a Switch Lite but can’t wait until September, you should consider getting a full-fledged Switch instead. You might be able to get one at a really good price from Lazada or
And now, where is the Nintendo Switch Pro?