Nintendo revealed an improved model of the Nintendo Switch Wednesday that includes a decent bump in battery life, allowing for 4.5 - 9 hours of play compared to the original model's 2.5 - 6.5 hour range.
The improved Nintendo Switch model is identical to the current standard Switch model except for its insides, so it doesn't have a fancy new name or anything like that. If anything, the new models will quietly phase out the old models, and most people won't even notice.
If you're in the market for a Switch or have cash to burn on a console with a slightly better battery life, you have to pay attention to the serial numbers on the boxes and consoles if you want the one with the best battery life. According to Nintendo's Switch product page, the new models' serial numbers start with "XKW" while the old models start with "XAW." Read more...More about Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Entertainment, and Gaming