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We’re approaching the launch of the Nintendo Switch Lite, the new portable from Nintendo that ditches the multimode functionality of the flagship Switch and gives consumers everywhere a simple console.

At $199.99, it’s about $100 cheaper than the original Switch. It’s smaller, and it doesn’t dock into a console. After about an hour and a half with the Nintendo Switch Lite, I can tell you it’s an enjoyable device to play with. Before I describe the experience, here’s the most up-to-date information on preordering before the launch on.September 20:

  • Nintendo Switch Lite in Turquoise ($199.99;
  • Nintendo Switch Lite in Yellow ($199.99;
  • Nintendo Switch Lite in Gray ($199.99;

What makes it different?