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Pemalite said:
Wyrdness said:

Switch doesn't require a dock to be a hybrid any adapter or a usb to hdmi cable can allow it to connect to a TV

So what you are saying is that... All the tablets and phones that have released over the past 8~ or so years with HDMI output are Hybrid devices? Good to know.

Wyrdness said:

so it's not even close to the comparison of the Wii U as the is no possible way for your Wii U to be played on the go

You don't need to play a device "on the go" for it to be classed as a hybrid device.
A hybrid device is any device that BLENDS two concepts together... In the Wii U's case, that is a handheld tablet and a fixed console.

I literally provided the dictionary definition prior.

Wyrdness said:

also distance is relevant in fact in the case of portability

No. Distance isn't relevant. - As long as you do not have any cables that tie you down so you can move about freely.

Wyrdness said:

just fine it's very relevant as you're using a flawed and loose definition of portable.

I am also using the definition of a "hand held". - Because. You know. It's a screen you hold in your hands. Just like a Gameboy/DS.

Wyrdness said:

To highlight this lets take two vehicles a hovercraft and a plane one barely hovers like a inch or so off the ground while the other flies in the sky, your argument here would be like saying because the hovercraft is an inch off the ground it's flying and therefore a plane.

Again. I suggest you go take a look at the dictionary definitions I provided earlier and then take a better look at your example.
 

You want to go definitions here

"handheld game console, or simply handheld console, is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.[1] Handheld game consoles are smaller than home video game consoles and contain the console, screen, speakers, and controls in one unit, allowing people to carry them and play them at any time or place.[2][3]"

The Wii U's portability doesn't fall under this no matter how hard you want to loosen the definition of portable you know why? Because it's not self contained and can't be play anywhere therefore it's not a hybrid Handheld/Home Console as it can only be played at home no fallacy or loose definition you pull out will change this fact.