3DS going to also have 3D camera?

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May 15, 2010
  1. T3GZdev
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    info via here.

    "While Sharp's press release on the subject mentioned simply "digital cameras, mobile phones, and smartphones," we must remember that Nintendo's 3DS is rumored to be using Sharp's glasses-less parallax barrier technology in its displays. With the latest crop of DSis having dual cameras it's not entirely unfathomable that these 3D camera modules could be first seen in a certain portable gaming console—due for release sometime before April 2011."

    the message above is quoted in the link above.

    from what i currently know about 3DS [​IMG]..
    screen size same as DSi or DSi XL or bigger (more colors & higher resolution)
    its gonna have styli feedback.
    3D (also possibly 3D camera). (meaning 4 cameras?)
    accelerometer (motion).
    will use sharps screen.
    will be playable at E3 2010.
    3DS playable at e3
    the pokemon company has a devkit (meaning there already planning a pokemon game for 3DS & a dev kid is made)
    Pokemon Company has 3DS dev kits
    its the DS3 (3rd gen DS.)
    im gonna buy it [​IMG]
    3G (nintendo talked about using 3G before, & recently i hear there, thinking about charging for online, just add those 2 up)
    Nintendo 3G
    using nvidia tegra 2 chip.
    nvidia tegra2 wins contract with nintendo ds

    nvidia tegra 2 CPU info = 1.0 GHz (the Wii CPU is 729 MHz which is 1.1 GHz)
    it swill support up to 12 megapixel camera, 1080p output, HD,
    & a lot of more info here Nvidia tegra 2

    games could look more Wii like instead of gamecube, but since it has DS & they made this new tech recently that puts higher res textures nintendos new texture compression tech. they could look more like PS3 or 360 or better maybe.
     
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    most of those are unknown yet.

    The only real and confirmed things over there is
    3D
    3D camera
    Turning off 3D
    and a few more stuff I might've missed

    edit:spelling

    oh and I'm saying these are the only confirmed things,all the rest are speculations
     
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    yea i know i forgot some things, i accentually submitted before finished, im editing now. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    YO DAWG I HERD YOU LIKE 3D SO WE PUT A 3D CAMERA ON YOUR 3DS SO YOU CAN 3D WHILE YOU 3D.
     
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    k just finished editing everything. [​IMG]
     
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    you must've not read my post then
     
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    Dayumm. 720p? in 3D?

    Nahh, putting that sucker on the 3DS might put it a bit on the expensive side...
     
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    I honestly hope it doesn't have an accelerometer.
     
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    A few of those speculations sounds like a $300+ plus handheld

    Which I doubt will sell to great.

    Although 1080p output would be crazy, but Nintendo has never been graphic intense so I don't see that a reality.
     
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    hey terry, its me tommy, [​IMG].

    i never knew u were regged in these forums [​IMG]

    anyways, umm i dont think the cameras will take 3D pictures. but if it could that would be awesome.
     
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    Youtube Review
    So it's a possibility
     
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    Why would it need a 3D camera? It would add to much cost to the device, just look at the low quality cameras on the DSi. Even on Natal they've had to make hardware processing cutbacks to get the price down.

    Before people get carried away with the specs, remember that 3D requires twice the amount of processing power as 2D, as it needs to generate a frame for each eye. http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=244266 So don't go expecting the earth from the 3DS.
     
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    There is alot of speculation, but, until the actual product gets released, we will never know. One thing they could do is use an actual dual core CPU like the modern day Intels, and use it to process two different pictures at the same time separately and end up taking less time to output.
     
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    The Tegra 2 has a dual core CPU, but a single core GPU. It's the GPU which is responsible for the graphics, not the CPU.
     
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    hi tommy how the gba temp thing [​IMG]
     
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    what i was sayign is the wii's processor speed is 1.0 GHz but its underclocked for some reason & runs at 729 MHz.
     
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    Oh I understand.
     
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    yep yep , i edited the post abit with links.
     

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