Hardware 3DS Processing power, what resolution/quality of video can it handle?

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I'm using a DSTWO and the iPlayer and I have a 3DS on the way. I'm wondering what it can handle in terms of video playback without choppyness/jittering. Right now I only have an original DS to compare anything to. I'm unsure of the processing power of the 3DS to begin with although I would think it's safe to say that it's better suited than my DS for such things, especially with the whole netflix thing going on.

Anybody have experience with this?
 

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The SuperCard is a DS flashcart, not a 3DS flashcart. Hence, it only operates in DS mode when you use it in your 3DS. Hence, I don't think the 3DS's screen capabilities make a difference here. I know for DS games the 3DS has a screen filter to make the games look a little better at the increased resolution, but that's it.
 
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Like it's been said, the 3DS's capabilities will not be available to you when using flashcarts - there will be little difference (other than that caused by a different screen) between DS and 3DS quality and the resolution will just be slightly stretched (or 1:1 in the other mode).

On the otherhand, the 3DS *does* have a video player built in (if you are not bothered with making playlists due to the 10 minute limit per video) which will allow watching 3D video and if you're a U.S customer you can indeed enjoy Netflix...

...so in conclusion, yes, it will be better for multimedia purposes, even if not by much.
 
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