3D feature length movies?

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by spinal_cord, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. spinal_cord
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    Does anyone else have any concerns about watching a feature length 3D movie (if such thing come about) with the terrible battery life of the 3DS? would the battery even last long enough to watch a movie all the way through? Although I do conceded that rendering an 800x240 video might be easier on the unit than rendering two 3d scenes, but then again it might not.

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  2. superkidmax

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    well feature-length is about 2 hours, right?
    The 3DS plays 3D games for about 3 hours. I guess a movie would be similar, because it would probably render a similar 3D to the games. So, with a full battery you can get through a feature length movie.
    You won't get through much with 50% battery or less.
     
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    Idunno' if they have some sort of hardware decoder... if so then the battery would likely be better than in a 3DS game.
     
  4. Windaga

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    I'm sure it's something they'd compensate for some how. I mean, I've gotten 4+ hours out of my 3DS when playing Super Street Fighter IV 3D, so I'm sure I'll be able to watch a full feature length movie. And then again, it all depends on the settings you have, and of course, the length of the movie.