made a surprise announcement in early July about a smaller version of its console, called the Switch Lite. The more portable variant won't come out till Sept. 20, but several retailers already began taking preorders.
started on Tuesday while preorders Walmart, Best Buy and GameStop are now available.
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Amazon has the Switch Lite in four versions -- gray, yellow, turquoise and a "="" special="" edition"="">Pokemon-themed "Zacian and Zamazenta" special edition -- for $199.99.
Unlike the original version, the Switch Lite will be slightly smaller, have no TV connectivity and no rumble in the Joy-Cons, which can't detach from the unit. It'll have longer battery life than the older model, but it won't be as long as the new Switch, which makes its debut in August.
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