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Nintendo 3DS Portable Game Console
Nintendo 3DS
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Nintendo 3DS XL Portable Game Console
Nintendo 3DS XL
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Nintendo DS Portable Game Console
Nintendo DS
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Editiorial reviews
47
3.8 out of 5
11 user ratings
5 stars
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4.1 out of 5
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3.9 out of 5
11 user ratings
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34
4.2 out of 5
34 user ratings
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3 stars
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4.3 out of 5
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Technical details

CPU cores221
CPU clock speed266.0 MHz266.0 MHz67.0 MHz
CPU typeARM11ARM11ARM
GPU typeDigital Media Professionals PICA200PICA200
N/A
GPU clock speed400.0 MHz200.0 MHz
N/A
Ram memory256MB128MB4MB

Display

Display typeLEDLED
N/A
Screen size3.52 in4.85 in3.0 in
Aspect ratio16:1016:10
N/A
Screen resolution800 x 240 px800 x 240 px256 x 192 px
Number of colours16.78 million colours16.78 million colours262144 colours
Touch displayyesyesyes
Touchscreen typeResistiveResistive
N/A
Second displayyesyesyes
Second screen size3.02 in4.18 in3.0 in
Second display resolution320 x 240 px320 x 240 px256 x 192 px

Camera

Built-in camerayesyesyes
Main camera resolution0.3 Mpx0.3 Mpx
N/A
Second camerayesyes
N/A
Second camera resolution0.3 Mpx0.3 Mpx
N/A

Dimensions

Height2.9 in3.66 in3.33 in
Width5.3 in0.63 in5.85 in
Depth0.8 in3.66 in1.14 in
Weight8.0 oz3.28 oz9.7 oz

Design

Colour of product
  • Black
  • Black,Purple
  • Blue
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • White
  • Black
  • Black,Blue
  • Black,Grey
  • Black,Red
  • Black,Silver
  • Orange
  • Pink
  • Pink,White
  • White
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Pink
  • Silver
Built-in touchpadyesnono
Gaming control technologyAnalogue / DigitalAnalogue / DigitalAnalogue / Digital
Gaming control function keys
  • D-pad
  • Home
  • Power
  • Select
  • Start
  • D-pad
  • Home
  • Power
  • Select
  • Start
  • D-pad
  • Home
  • Power
  • Select
  • Start
Analog thumbsticksyesyes
N/A
Shoulder buttonsyesyesyes
LED indicatorsYYY

Storage

Internal storage1 GB2 GB4 MB
Memory card readeryesyesyes
Type of mediaMemory cardMemory cardMemory card
Compatible memory cards
Secure Digital
  • Secure Digital
  • Secure Digital HC
  • Secure Digital
  • Secure Digital HC
Included memory card size2.0 GB4.0 GB
N/A
Built-in hard drivenonono
Built-in optical drivenonono
Memory card included
N/A
SD
N/A

Audio properties

Supported audio files
  • AAC
  • MP3
  • AAC
  • MP3
MP3
Built-in speakersyesyesyes
Number of built-in speakers222

Features

Accessories includedGameGame
N/A
3D supportyesyes
N/A
Motion sensoryesyes
N/A
Gyroscopeyesyes
N/A
Accelerometeryesyes
N/A
Multiplayer supportyesyesyes
Backward compatibilityyesyesyes
Built-in microphoneyesyes
N/A
Video game includednonoyes
Games includedNintendogs & Cats Golden RetrieverSuper Mario 3D Land1
Stylus penyesyesyes
Parental control
N/A
yes
N/A

Connectivity

WiFiyesnoyes
Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
USBnoyesyes
GPRSnonono
Bluetoothnonono
DC-in jackyesyesyes
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm3.5 mm3.5 mm
Headphone output111
3G (UMTS)nonono
Built-in navigation systemnonono
USB version
N/A
2.02.0
Microphone in
N/A
yesyes
Number of USB Inputs
N/A
N/A
0

Power

Battery life (running)5.0 h8.0 h10.0 h
Battery life (max)8.0 h10.0 h10.0 h
Battery type
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
Number of batteries required111
Charging time3.5 h3.5 h
N/A
Battery capacity
N/A
1750.0 mAh850.0 mAh

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