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The new Nintendo Switch with better battery life is finally available on Amazon

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The upcoming new Nintendo Switch Lite is available for preorder ahead of its release next month, but that’s not the only new Switch that Nintendo announced last month. There’s also an upgraded version of the main Nintendo Switch with better battery life than the original model, and you don’t have to wait at all to get one. The Nintendo Switch HAC-001(-01) is now ready and waiting on Amazon, and definitely make sure you get this one instead of the original if you’re looking to get a Switch. Apart from the new model number, you can also tell this is the upgraded Switch from the new box pictured on the Amazon page.

Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy‑Con Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

Here are the key highlights from the product page:

  • Play your way with the Nintendo Switch gaming system. Whether you’re at home or on-the-go, solo or with friends, the Nintendo Switch system is designed to fit your life. Dock your Nintendo Switch to enjoy HD gaming on your TV. Heading out? Just undock your console and keep playing in handheld mode
  • This model includes battery life of approximately 4.5 – 9 hours
  • The battery life will depend on the games you play. For instance, the battery will last approximately 5.5 hours for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (games sold separately)
  • Model number HAC-001(-01)
Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy‑Con Price: Buy Now Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission

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