avatar

CNET 1 month ago @cnet

2,646
31

Trying to get your hands on the new Nintendo Switch that has longer battery life? Make sure you buy the right model. ⁠ ⁠ When Nintendo quietly updated the Switch's hardware with a revision that gave the hybrid portable console nearly twice as much battery life, it didn't do much to distinguish between the new and old models. Unlike the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite, there's no new naming convention, no design changes and no new colors. There is, however, a new box. ⁠ ⁠ Fans looking for the latest model will want to look for consoles shipping in a red box. After that, take a look at the back and make sure it has these details: ⁠ ⁠ Model number: HAC-001(-01).⁠ Product serial number: Begins with XKW.⁠ Product description: Battery life approximately 4.5 to 9 hours.⁠ ⁠ Are you thinking about upgrading? Let us know in the comments!⁠ ⁠ #nintendo #nintendoswitch #upgrade #newnintendoswitch #batterylife #tradein #newbox #gaming #videogames


Comments list

_k1369_ avatar
@_k1369_
1 month ago
I started doing photography can you please check my account, thanks❤
liquid_technology avatar
@liquid_technology
1 month ago
Let’s make an upgrade but make it impossible to differentiate from the old ones - said no one ever.... except for Nintendo.
harley_perezx avatar
@harley_perezx
1 month ago
Why is nintendo always so fucking ass backwards?
bernardo_garciag avatar
@bernardo_garciag
1 month ago
@cnet when’s this model gonna be available ??
prpro121 avatar
@prpro121
1 month ago
Traded in some old games along with the original Switch. Walked out of Game Stop paying $20 out of pocket.
mnobody52 avatar
@mnobody52
1 month ago
I wish I could play Diablo 2 on it. And Morrowind and Neverwinter Nights. 😄 🤘
stevie_wonger avatar
@stevie_wonger
1 month ago
Right now you can trade in the old(er) model at GameStop and get the newer model for $75
lost_universe21 avatar
@lost_universe21
1 month ago
Yall should have did a old box new box post
ryhags avatar
@ryhags
1 month ago
Nope, not upgrading right noe
ralfierox avatar
@ralfierox
1 month ago
I upgrade yesterday at GameStop. They gave me $225 for my day one Switch. Not bad at all.
techenutia avatar
@techenutia
1 month ago
Upgrade for 75$ to get twice battery life seems a good option
bodhi_spicoli avatar
@bodhi_spicoli
1 month ago
No clue
the.builder.is.lit avatar
@the.builder.is.lit
1 month ago
Looking to get one, good to know
xavierkf10 avatar
@xavierkf10
1 month ago
I never finish the battery on my first one..
raiftinanezhraeds avatar
@raiftinanezhraeds
1 month ago
Switchingded check out h
mrfactorydirect avatar
@mrfactorydirect
1 month ago
I did this yesterday, did not come with straps or comfort controller
hancholow avatar
@hancholow
1 month ago
They’ve been all over SoCal.
fawaz365 avatar
@fawaz365
1 month ago
Thanks 👍🏼
thomas294 avatar
@thomas294
1 month ago
Got mine at Best buy on Friday. All the models they had in stock are the newer red boxes 👍
leannayg avatar
@leannayg
1 month ago
yes a.w
leannayg avatar
@leannayg
1 month ago
yes always
liam._benjamin avatar
@liam._benjamin
1 month ago
😮
5f_ro avatar
@5f_ro
1 month ago
I just saw your recent photos. It looks like your photos are getting better with time imo 😉👌