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The Nintendo 3DS XL is a dual-screen clamshell portable gaming console featuring a 4.88-inch stereoscopic 3D display screen, an increase from the 3.53-inch screen in the current Nintendo 3DS model. The system's secondary display, the touchscreen, will also see a size increase from 3 inches to 4.18 inches.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Aug. 19, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99

Availability

  • Alias: 3DS LL

Also Known As...

  • Form Factor: Flip
  • Length: 3.66 inches
  • Width: 6.14 inches
  • Thickness: 0.87 inches
  • Weight: 0.74 pounds
  • Color: Blue, Red
  • Primary orientation: Landscape
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Hardware

  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.88 inches, 4.18 inches
  • 3D enabled: Yes
  • Technology: LCD, LCD
  • Resolution (longer): 800 px, 320 px
  • Resolution (shorter): 240 px, 240 px
  • Touchscreen type: Resistive

Display

  • GPU brand: Digital Media Professionals
  • GPU model: PICA200

Performance

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

Input

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

Connectivity

  • Speaker(s): Stereo
  • Built-in mic: Yes

Audio

  • Internal storage: 1 GB
  • External storage: Yes
  • Supported memory cards: SD, SDHC

Storage

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

Software

  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connections: Proprietary

Ports

  • Video resolution: VGA
  • 3D capture: Yes

Rear Camera

  • Video Resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Removable battery: Yes
  • Battery type: Proprietary
  • Capacity: 1750 mAh

Power

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