How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an (Almost) Nintendo Switch

I’ve seen one of my friends doing this type of thing. Although he owns one, he also tried using his smartphone as a substitute for his Nintendo Switch. And I’m amazed by looking at the gadget. So for those who want to try this, you can read this article for further instructions.

Nintendo’s questionable supply chain strategies mean there are still gamers trying to get their hands on a Switch, two months after its release. But why bother trying to hunt down another console when the smartphone in your pocket can already do almost everything the Switch can—with a few upgrades.

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You probably occasionally use your smartphone as a portable gaming machine, although limited to just quick rounds of Candy Crush as you ride the subway every day. But a modern smartphone, with a beefy processor and a decent-sized display, can do almost everything the Nintendo Switch can (sadly Breath of the Wild will still be out of your reach).

In fact, your smartphone might actually offer a few upgrades over the Switch! There are far more games available, including emulators that let you play classic titles from almost any console. Though you’ll need to put in a little effort if you want to play old Zelda games on your iPhone.

Besides games, your phone almost certainly offers a better visual experience than the Switch does. Nintendo chose to use an LCD display limited to a resolution of just 1280×720 pixels and many smartphones are capable of at least full 1920×1080 HD resolutions with color saturation and fidelity that far outperform the Switch’s screen.

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