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Verge score: 7.0

The Nintendo 2DS is a variant on the 3DS, minus the 3D - instead playing 3DS games in two dimensions, as well as DS games. It also boasts a unique wedge design instead of its three dimensional sibling's clamshell.

Description

  • Status: Announced
  • Availability date: Oct. 12, 2013
  • Price at launch: $129.99

Availability

  • 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

Hardware

  • 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

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

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: 1300 mAh

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