Nintendo New 2DS XL vs Nintendo Switch

5.67 in
5.0 in
Nintendo New 2DS XL Portable Game Console
vs
9.06 in
4.02 in
Nintendo Switch Portable Game Console

Full Comparison

Technical

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CPU clock speed
268 MHz
768 MHz

Display

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Display type
LCD
LCD
Screen size
4.87 in
6.20 in
Screen resolution
400, 240
1280, 720
Touch display
yesyes
nono
Touchscreen type
Capacitive
Capacitive
Second display
yesyes
nono

Camera

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Built-in camera
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

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Height
5.00 in
4.02 in
Width
5.67 in
9.06 in
Depth
0.80 in
0.55 in
Weight
0.57 lb
0.66 lb

Design

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Colour of product
Black,Blue, Black,Green,Lime, Black,Lime, Black,Turquoise, Green, Grey,Purple, Lavender,White, Orange,White
Black,Blue,Grey, Black,Blue,Red, Black,Grey, Black,Red, Blue,Grey,Red, Green,Grey,Red, Grey, Grey,Red
Built-in touchpad
nono
yesyes
Gaming control technology
Digital
Analogue / Digital
Gaming control function keys
D-pad, Home, Power, Select, Start
D-pad

Storage

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Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Compatible memory cards
microSDHC
microSDHC, microSDXC
Memory card included
MicroSDHC
MicroSD
Built-in optical drive
nono
yesyes

Features

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Motion sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Video game included
nono
yesyes
Parental control
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

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WiFi
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11ac
USB
nono
yesyes
Bluetooth
yesyes
nono
HDMI
nono
yesyes
DC-in jack
yesyes
yesyes
Headphone connectivity
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Headphone output
1
1

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