Nintendo Wii U Gamepad

Nintendo's Wii U Gamepad is a wireless controller with a 6.2-inch touchscreen. In addition to the touchscreen, it comes packed with an accelerometer, gyroscope, front-facing camera and microphone, sensor strip, stereo speakers, and a rumble feature. It has a set of bumper and trigger buttons, two circle pads (similar to the Nintendo 3DS), and a D-pad and four standard A/B/X/Y buttons. It is able to stream media like gameplay, photos, and video from the Wii U to the controller's screen. It also allows for unique modes of gameplay when used with Wii U games.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 18, 2012

What You Need To Know

  • Has a 6.2-inch touchscreen
  • Works as infrared TV remote
  • NFC reader and writer
  • Priced in Japan at ¥13,400, and United States pricing is yet to be announced
  • Additional Wii U Gamepads will not be available at the console's launch

Basic Specs

Form factor Gamepad
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons, Stylus
Analog stick(s) 2
Connection type Wireless

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Color White
Form factor Gamepad
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Input
Controls D-Pad, Shoulder buttons, Stylus
Analog stick(s) 2
Connectivity
Connection type Wireless
Battery
Battery type Proprietary
Quoted use time 5 hr
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