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Switch’s battery life put to the test

Posted on February 23, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Update: Here’s another battery test video from GameXplain:


Original: Nintendo has previously said that Switch’s battery life will last anywhere from 2.5 – 6.5 hours. Siliconera put it to the test by playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

After it was charged to the max, 2 hours and 39 minutes in, the site saw a note in the top left of the screen about how the battery was running out and the system would soon enter sleep mode. This was when Switch had 1 percent of its battery life remaining. After another 9 minutes, the system entered sleep mode. Siliconera conducted the test iwth the default brightness setting.

As for fully charging Switch, the site says four minutes of charging time was needed before it could be turned back on. It was at 45 percent after an hour of charging, 90 percent at 2 hours and 11 minutes, and 100 percent at 3 hours and 4 minutes.

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