Rumor: Nintendo has 6.2 Switch “- capacitive screen with 1280×720 pixels

Oct

28

2016

Nintendo Switch is the first product of the Japanese console maker with a capacitive touchscreen. That Eurogamer reports based on anonymous sources. The screen has a diagonal of 6.2 “and a resolution of 1280×720 pixels.

Both the gamepad Wii U as the DS and 3DS handhelds have hitherto resistive touchscreens. The touchscreen Switch is the first time a capacitive screen like the one found on smartphones and tablets is claims Eurogamer. The site has more accurate information about Nintendo prematurely brought out.

A resistive screen works with pressure to register touches, while capacitive screens work with disruptions in electric charge. A capacitive multitouch screen also makes possible. That’s a function that supports the switch, says Eurogamer.

The screen has a diagonal of 6.2 “and a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. This brings the number of pixels per inch on 236, slightly lower from that of eg a laptop with 4k display and much lower than those of modern smartphones.

The lower resolution is likely to have a beneficial effect on the battery life of the switch for mobile applications and will also help in upholding the framerate in games. The Switch, according to Nintendo a custom Nvidia GPU of Pascal generation.

Nintendo Switch is a cross between a handheld and a console that can be connected to the TV via a docking station. The controllers can disconnected on either side of the switch and then be combined into one single controller. The controllers can also be used separately from each other by two players. Nintendo has the Switch last week unveiled and give all the details released during a presentation in mid-January.

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