The folks over at Eurogamer just dropped an interesting piece of information that many have speculated since the Switch was announced last week. According to the site’s sources, the Nintendo Switch will sport a 6.2″ 720p, multi-touch display. Seeing as the 3DS and the Wii U both supported the inferior capacitive touchscreen technology, this is definitely an upgrade in the touch department.

Let’s start with the Nintendo Switch’s screen. It is 6.2″ in size, 720p and – for the first time in any Nintendo device – boasts a capacitive multi-touch screen.

(Both 3DS and Wii U featured resistive touchscreens, reliant on pressure and less precise. They were also single-touch only.)

As is standard for capacitive devices such as most modern smartphones, Switch’s screen is a 10-point multitouch display, meaning multi-finger gestures are supported.

You can read the full article over at Eurogamer.

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