A Nintendo Switch Update will provide improvements to the device's hardware, specifically, the update will have the Switch's portable playing ability. The update was announced shortly after the company revealed its Switch Lite model, which is a smaller and cheaper edition of the original Nintendo Switch. Because of the differences in size updating the existing model is not likely to deter customers from buying the other.
This will allow the device to have a battery life that will last anywhere from 4.5-9 hours. This drastically improves the battery, where it previously could operate form 2.5-6.5 hours. The Nintendo switch update improved the battery life by making the processor perform better and also utilizing an increased energy-efficient memory system. Both of those device improvements were.
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