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Background and Identification
The PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller was released in 2018 by the third party company PowerA as a wireless alternative to the controllers that come with the Nintendo Switch. There was a wired model that did not include the AG, AGR, and program buttons that was previously released before the upgraded wireless model. The PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller costs, on average, $49.99.
This controller can be identified through its: wireless capabilities, its Xbox-esque look, and (on the back of the controller) the battery compartment and the extra AGR and AGL buttons. This controller can come in different colors and designs, such as red, black, and a design of a popular video game character like Zelda. This device in particular can be identified by the character Zelda that is in the center of the controller. It can also be identified through its model number on the back of the controller, 1510838-01.
Bluetooth connection capabilities
The Nintendo Switch ABXY button layout
A metallic D-pad
Thirty-hour battery life
The Switch System buttons (+, -, Home, Capture)
Left and right shoulder button with button triggers (L/R/ZL/ZR)
Weight: 13.1 ounces