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Background and Identification:
The Nintendo Switch Pro controller was unveiled with the Nintendo switch in 2016 and released in 2017. The Nintendo Switch is a video game console, with multiple controllers that can be paired, including the pro controller and basic Joy-con. The pro controller is different from the Joy-con in its wireless connection capability and more traditional design.
This controller is composed of 2 analog sticks, 2 digital shoulder buttons, 2 digital triggers, a digital D-pad, accelerometer, and a gyroscope. It is the eighth generation Nintendo controller and connects to the Nintendo Switch console via Bluetooth. The controller is charged through USB-C and takes about 6 hours to fully charge; A fully charged controller can last about 40 hours. These devices also feature motion controls, HD rumble, and built-in Amiibo functionality (a type of wireless connectivity).
The Nintendo switch pro controller is the most recently released controller of this style for the Nintendo Switch console.
- Nintendo Switch (USB-C and Bluetooth)
- PC (USB-C)
- Lithium-ion battery [CTR-003] battery capacity 1300 mAh
- USB-C connector (recharge)
- Estimated 40-hour battery life
- Near Field Communication
- HD Rumble
- Motion Controls
- USB-C port
- 2x Analog Sticks
- Digital D-pad
- 10x digital face buttons
- 2x digital shoulder buttons
- 2x digital triggers
- Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
- USB-C charging cable
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