Deciding on whether to buy a product like NINTENDO Switch Lite or perhaps NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life? You’re in the right place as we’ll take you through all of the specs, features and look at the quality, pricing and reviews of both to help you make the decision on which one to go for.

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NINTENDO Switch Lite vs NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life

NINTENDO Switch Lite specs

NINTENDO Switch Lite
NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life specs

NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life
Type: Nintendo Switch

Type: Nintendo 2DS XL

Colour: Yellow

Colour: White & lavender



Hard drive capacity: 32 GB

Hard drive capacity: 4 GB

Connectivity: USB Type-C x 1

Connectivity: 3.5 mm jack x 1

Built-in WiFi: Yes

Built-in WiFi: Yes

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1

Backwards-compatibility: Backwards compatible with DS and 3DS games


Features: NFC built into lower screen


Controller type: Built-in controllers


Games included: Tomodachi Life (pre-installed)

Minimum age: 6+

Box contents: Nintendo Switch Lite


Dimensions: 198 x 93 x 93 mm (H x W x D)

Weight: 276.6 g

Box contents: – Nintendo 2DS XL system
– Nintendo 2DS XL stylus
– Tomodachi Life (pre-installed)
– microSDHC memory card (4 GB)
– AR cards x 6
– Operations manual
– AC adapter

Dimensions: 84 x 98 x 177 mm (H x W x D)

Weight: 420 g

Manufacturers guarantee: 1 year

Price: £199.99

Price: £134

Number of Reviews:

Number of Reviews:

Review Score: 8.2 / 10

Review Score: 8.9 / 10

When deciding on whether to buy NINTENDO Switch Lite or NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life, a very important consideration is the price. So we’re going to spend a bit of time looking at the price of both.

To start with, we looked at the price of the 451 products in the same category as NINTENDO Switch Lite, which is the Gaming consoles category. Of these 451 products the average price was £158.93, the most expensive was £999 and the cheapest was just £4.97. We then looked at the price of the 451 in the same as the NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life, which of course the average was £158.93, top price was £999 and cheapest £4.97.

We then looked specifically at the average price of products from Nintendo and Nintendo, the average was £110.20 for Nintendo, £110.20 for Nintendo. The max for each was £999/£999 and minimum was £2.97/£2.97

Price analysis of NINTENDO Switch Lite

Price analysis of NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life

  • NINTENDO Switch Lite
  • HD 720p
  • 32 GB hard drive
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Designed for on-the-go gamingIt’s ready to go whenever you are! The Nintendo Switch Lite has been designed with on-the-go gaming in mind, so you can jump into your games on your commute, on a flight, out at the park – anywhere at all.Weighing only 276g, it’s super lightweight, so it’s perfect for popping in your backpack or bag for some spontaneous gaming if you find yourself with some time to kill. The controllers are built-in too, so there’s no chance of them getting damaged or lost when you’re out and about.The Switch Lite plays the whole library of Nintendo Switch games that have a handheld mode, so if you’ve already got a Switch console, loads of your games will already be compatible.More multiplayer optionsLink up to eight Switch or Switch Lite consoles to play with friends instantly. In handheld mode, the Switch can detect other consoles, making it easy to start playing local multiplayer games in just a few moments, with no complicated pairing or setup.Connect your Nintendo Switch online for multiplayer action with or against players from all over the world. Compete against others, or team up in future co-operative games.Get more from your consoleIt’s not just for gaming. With the News feature, you can get the latest news and updates while you’re connected to the internet. And with the Album feature, you can take screenshots to save to your hard drive or share directly and instantly to social media. Now no one can accuse you of fibbing about that unbelievable high score!Your games stored internallyStore your games on 32 GB of internal memory – so you’ve always got all your favourites with you. If you just can’t choose, you can easily upgrade the storage using microSDHC or microSDXC cards so you’ve got space for your whole library.
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  • NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life
  • 4.8″ & 4.1″ screens
  • Built-in WiFi
  • SD memory card slot
  • Top features: – Dual screens offer in-game control – Backwards compatibility with all your old 3DS games – NFC function lets you enjoy amiibo compatible games – Tomodachi Life pre-installed for hours of fun Dual screens Get gaming with the Nintendo 2DS XL. With its two screens and easy to use controls, portable gaming with the 2DS XL is as much of a rounded, immersive experience as gaming on your home console. Leave all your competitors for dust in Mario Kart (sold separately) on your main screen, and see how far behind they are on your second screen. Backwards compatibility Dig out all your DS games to enjoy all over again on your 2DS XL. They may not be able to play in 3D but the beautiful screens have no problem displaying every DS and 3DS game, while load times are quicker than ever. Although there are plenty of great games to get stuck into for your brand new console, backwards compatibility means you won’t have to start your game collection from scratch. NFC function Your Nintendo 2DS XL has NFC that allows you to get loads of exciting in game content. When you buy a compatible amiibo figurine (sold separately) of your favourite Nintendo character, tapping the figurine to your 2DS XL’s hinge will unlock all kinds of bonuses including new characters, outfits and even exclusive levels. Check what games your amiibos are compatible with and get unlocking! Tomodachi LifeTomodachi Life is included with this console. Create your very own island full of the Mii characters of your friends and family, and keep up to date thanks to the Mii News, which provides you with all the latest news and gossip from your island.You can even share what’s going on on your island with friends and followers on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook thanks to Nintendo’s 3DS Image Share service.
  • Product codes: 45496504809

What’s better NINTENDO Switch Lite or NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life?

There are obviously a number of differences between NINTENDO Switch Lite and NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life, but there are several things that you can use when comparing the two. The first of these, which we’ve already covered, is price. Make sure you spend a bit of time deciding how much you are willing and able to spend on your product to really get a good idea if the £199.99 cost of NINTENDO Switch Lite is closer to the expectation you had than the £134 pricep point of NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life.

Once you’ve nailed down everything there is to know on the price of both, the next step is to really study the reviews. Taking the time to read reviews of both will really help you to decide which is a better product between NINTENDO Switch Lite and NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life. We looked at the reviews over at Currys PC World for both products and found that NINTENDO Switch Lite scores out of 10 from reviews. Whereas NINTENDO 2DS XL & Tomodachi Life scores out of 10 from reviews.

It’s also really worthwhile spending the time to look at the key differences between the two products. For that you can use our comparison table about which looks at the main features of both products to give you a clear idea of where one product perhaps benefits over another. When comparing the two it’s a really good idea to have an idea in your mind of the key features that you need from your Gaming consoles as this will help you to narrow down the products that do or don’t meet your criteria.

NINTENDO Switch Lite

8.63 out of