Nintendo 2DS

Verge Review

It's been a long time since I felt self-conscious gaming in public. Ever since Nintendo launched the clamshell GameBoy Advance SP in sleek, shiny silver, portable gaming hardware has felt like something meant for adults. This was only further cemented when Nintendo made its dual-screen DS handheld look like an iPod with the DS Lite.Today, everyone plays games on the go, whether it's sneaking in Letterpress matches in line at the grocery store or flinging Angry Birds instead of paying...

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Basic Specs

Form Factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 3.53 inches, 3.02 inches
Touchscreen type Resistive
Game media type Cartridge, Internal / Downloads
Backwards compatibility DS

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Form Factor Slab
Length 5.7 inches
Width 5 inches
Thickness 0.8 inches
Weight 0.58 pounds
Color Blue / Black, Red / Black
Primary orientation Landscape
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Display

Screen size (diagonal) 3.53 inches, 3.02 inches
Technology LCD, LCD
Resolution (longer) 400 px, 320 px
Resolution (shorter) 240 px, 240 px
Touchscreen type Resistive

Performance

GPU brand Digital Media Professionals
GPU model PICA200

Input

Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons, Stylus
Analog stick(s) 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11g, 802.11b
IR Yes

Audio

Speaker(s) Stereo
Built-in mic Yes

Storage

Internal storage 1 GB
External storage Yes
Supported memory cards SD

Software

Game media type Cartridge, Internal / Downloads
Backwards compatibility DS
Online multiplayer Yes
Online store Yes

Ports

Headphone jack 3.5mm
Data connections Proprietary

Rear Camera

Video resolution VGA
3D capture Yes

Front Camera

Video Resolution VGA

Power

Removable battery Yes
Battery type Proprietary
Capacity 1300 mAh

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