There are many devices that reside in the handheld world. When a person is bored or wants convenience, they look for handheld gaming consoles. Not everyone wants to play games on mobile, rather on a small console. The Gameboy used to be one of the most popular ones, alongside the Nintendo DS. Today, we are going to do a comparison between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite.
Both of these handhelds deserve recognition as well as praise. They have survived through so much and are still going well. People want to buy these handheld consoles by the dozen and they love the games that are offered. Today, if one wants handheld next-generation gaming, they look at these two devices. Both have their upsides and downsides. However, we shall see which one is better out of these two. The Nintendo Switch is quite popular and is seen among many avid gamers daily.
If we look at the standard Nintendo Switch, we can see quite a lot of things. Firstly, it has two options. It can either be used with the TV for a bigger and immersive output. However, you can always remove the tv and attach the Joy-con controllers with it. This then gives you the feeling of playing on a handheld. Its screen size measures approximately 6.5 inches, which is quite ample when it comes to handheld.
The computing power on this handheld console is quite strong. Nintendo has managed to port games like Doom Eternal and Saints Row 4 for the Nintendo Switch. It is definitely worth a buy if you are into plugging into the tv and standalone both. Its price is currently at Rs.65,000/- on the market. However, one can always get a bargain.
Its battery life allows the gamer to dish out anywhere from 2 to 6 hours of playtime. It all depends on which game is being played.
Nintendo Switch Lite:
Now, this device can be considered as a smaller version of the Nintendo Switch. However, there are some noticeable differences. Firstly, the screen size on the Nintendo Switch lite is slightly smaller. It measures about 5.5 inches, which is still a good size for a handheld. Additionally, you cannot connect the Switch lite to the Tv and the controllers are built-in with the screen. They cannot be separated like the Switch but there is no need to do that with this one.
The battery life on the Switch lite is slightly more than the switch, running from 3 to 7 hours. Computing power on both the devices is the same, you can play nearly all the switch games on switch lite. However, the exception is those games that require a television. Talking about portability, the smaller size makes the Switch lite an easier fit on the pocket. Its current price is set at Rs.46,000/- In nearly a quarter of the price reduction, you can buy this console with certain limitations.
We would say that the Switch Lite can win in most of the areas here. However, if you also wish to play on the big screen and the small one, then the standard switch should be your go-to. In the end, it all boils down to the preference of the user.
The writer of this article would prefer to buy the Nintendo Switch Lite. It is cheaper and one can play basically all the games as the standard switch. It should also be noted that both of them are touchscreen.
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