In a recent listing on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website, the details of the Nintendo Switch became a little bit clearer. One of the key items is how the Nintendo Switch battery will not be removable.
In the FCC report, the battery is DC 3.7V with the report going on to say
The Battery is had built-in in the EUT, and the user can’t remove the battery
and while the report is for the EUT (Equipment Under Test) the report does go on to suggest that it is as close to final as can be
This sample is equivalent to mass-produced items
Other items of note in the report are that the console has support for Bluetooth and Wireless LAN on 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies.
With a rumoured battery life of just three hours out of the dock, and no way of upgrading the battery like we can with the Wii U gamepad, the battery life could be a major sticking point.
The Nintendo Switch is due to launch in March 2017, Nintendo has an event in January to show off more details about the device.