After successfully launching Pokemon GO and Super Mario, gaming master Nintendo has finally launched its much-awaited gaming console– Nintendo Switch. The gaming console consists of a tablet, a docking stations and two joysticks which the company calls ‘joy cons’.

The company had unveiled the first look of its brand new gaming console back in October last and since then there has been a global anticipation about it. The game has finally hit the market now and here’s everything you need to know about it:

What’s so cool about Nintendo Switch?
Nintendo Switch is a portable hybrid gaming console that can be connected to a television. While gamers can play their favourite games on the home base station, they can even continue playing it on the go. The game also supports multi-player mode, so you can invite your friends and go for a one-on-one battle.

What about the technical specifications?
Nintendo Switch comes with a 6.2-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen and is powered by NVIDIA Custom Tegra processor. It features an internal storage space of 32 GB that can be expanded up to 2TB via microSDHC or microSDXC cards. The gaming console connects to the Internet via a wireless connection, Bluetooth or LAN. As far as the battery is concerned, Switch is powered by a 4310 mAh lithium-ion battery that can last between 2.5 – 6.5 hours depending on the games you play.

How much does it cost?
The gaming console costs $299.99 (Rs 20,000 approx).

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Where can I buy it from?
It is available in USA, Canada, Mexico, Brasil, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Germany, UK and Ireland. You can even buy it from online retailers like Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart. However, it’s not available in India yet and there’s no word on when the company might launch it here.