Nintendo Wii U vs Nintendo Wii U Premium

6.81 in
1.77 in
Nintendo Wii U game console
vs

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Storage
8GB
32GB
CPU speed
1.24 GHz
1.24 GHz
Ram memory
2GB
2GB

Screen

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3D Support
yesYes
yesYes
HDR
noNo
noNo
Resolutions Supported
1080i, 1080p, 720p, 480i, 480p, 576p
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Controller

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Number of supported wireless controllers
5
5

Audio

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Audio format
DTS 5.1
DTS 5.1

Features

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Backward compatibility
yesYes
yesYes
Accessories included
Game
Game
Type of media supported
Blu-ray
Blu-ray
Surround decoder (5.1/7.1)
yesYes
yesYes

Dimensions

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Depth
10.51 in
10.51 in
Width
6.81 in
6.81 in
Height
1.77 in
1.77 in
Weight
3.53 lb
3.53 lb

Connectivity

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Ethernet
noNo
noNo
WiFi
yesYes
yesYes
Wireless networking standard
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
USB
yesYes
yesYes
Number of USB Inputs
4
4
Number of USB 2.0 ports
4
4
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
Number of HDMI outputs
1
1
HDMI version
1.4a
1.4a
Component output
yesYes
yesYes
Composite output
yesYes
yesYes
SCART out
noNo
noNo
S-video output
noNo
noNo
VGA outputs
noNo
noNo
Digital optical input
noNo
noNo
Digital optical output
noNo
noNo

Network

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Social features
Leaderboards, Messaging, Browser, Netflix, YouTube
Browser, Netflix, YouTube

Often compared to Wii U

Often compared to Wii U Premium