Built for handheld gaming only, the gray Switch Lite features a light, sleek design with built-in controllers and a D-pad. The Switch Lite has a 5.5" capacitive touchscreen with a 1280 x 720 resolution. As a dedicated handheld gaming console, the Switch Lite does not have a kickstand and does not support video output to an external display. Instead, it is compatible with most Switch games that support handheld mode, although some games will have restrictions, especially when it comes to motion controls. You may have to use separately sold Joy-Con controllers for full compatibility. Handheld Mode The Switch Lite is dedicated to handheld gaming.