Nintendo 2DS

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.

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

What You Need To Know

  • Despite the lack of a 3D screen, the 2DS is still capable of taking 3D pictures to display on a 3D-capable device

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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