How to purchase a N3DS w/ IPS and not TN screen?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by xtreme1, May 20, 2016.

  1. xtreme1

    xtreme1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 14, 2008
    United States
    Planning on getting a N3DS and hopefully getting it on A9LH. Was looking at the FE:F but see a lot of complaints of getting TN screens. Anyone know of a console version that is always made with IPS? Or are they all a crapshoot of TN vs IPS?


    Also any advice for getting a N3DS on ax9l would be great too!
  2. Urbanshadow

    Urbanshadow GBAtemp Maniac

    Oct 16, 2015
    You should specify XL, as they won't mount IPS displays on (small) n3ds.

    On topic, there's not really a way to see it until you power it up. When you arrive to the menu you'll surely notice it if you are used to TN displays.
  3. Baccabechoppin

    Baccabechoppin GBAtemp's Finest Bacca!

    Aug 10, 2015
    Magnolia Town
    Step 1: Buy a N3DS XL
    Step 2: Pray it has an IPS display
    Step 3: ???
    Step 4: Profit! (Or disappointment because your system has a TN screen)
  4. wormdood

    wormdood pirate booty inspector

    Jan 3, 2014
    United States
    behind a parental advisory sticker
    fixed it
    Baccabechoppin likes this.
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