This Chart is for the Nintendo Switch LITE Model.  For the Battery Life Chart for the -original- Nintendo Switch, see the link below:

https://reviews2go.com/2018/08/06/nintendo-switch-battery-life-chart-2/

And if you’re looking for the Battery Life Chart for the V2/Red Box Model with the power-efficient chip, see the link below:

https://reviews2go.com/2019/08/13/nintendo-switch-v2-battery-revision-battery-life-chart/

**Note to Mobile (Phone) Users.  You will want to use Landscape Viewing Mode to view the entire table**

This Guide is a very simple idea.  I log Battery Life for all Switch Games, Apps, and Demos that I own.  All of these readings will be based on readings I get from my own Switch from gameplay of these games to ensure accuracy.

Do note that this doesn’t mean these readings are 100% Accurate, but these are the readings I get on -my- Switch.

Do note that these settings are not always absolute with brightness.  When it says “Low/Lower Brightness”, I set it to a brightness that is very close to the bottom, but still visible on-screen.  As such, some darker-looking games may actually have the brightness a little above the Minimum during these tests.  After all, who wants Battery Life for brightness settings where they won’t even be able to see the game when they’re not in a dark room?

*One last thing of note.  These Battery Readings are subject to change.  I do quick, prelim tests for quick updates to the list and do full testing a day or so later.  Most of the readings don’t change much, but it can change.  However, anything that’s been up for more than 2 days or so should be the final testing stats.

Last Update: September 22, 2019
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Game Title Max. Brightness + Wi-Fi Max Brightness+ Airplane Mode Low Brightness + Wi-Fi Low Brightness + Airplane Mode
Dragon Quest XI S (Demo) 3 hours, 13 minutes 3 hours, 15 minutes 3 hours, 46 minutes 3 hours, 50 minutes
Gun Gun Pixies 4 hours, 34 minutes 4 hours, 43 minutes 5 hours, 46 minutes 6 hours, 04 minutes
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 3 hours, 15 minutes 3 hours, 36 minutes 4 hours, 48 minutes 5 hours, 06 minutes
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 4 hours, 11 minutes 4 hours, 34 minutes 5 hours, 52 minutes 6 hours, 09 minutes