Is the Aqua Blue original 3DS with the half blue half black lid some sort of limited edition?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by porko, May 11, 2016.

  1. porko
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    porko GBAtemp Regular

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    I tried Googling but couldn't find anything, it's not on the wiki page of colours released to each region either.

    What is it?
     
  2. Roxie Mika

    Roxie Mika Huh? Who, me?

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    This looks similar:
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    Are you sure it's not just how it looks in certain lighting?
    If it's not that, maybe it's the Cobalt Blue variant that they released later on. I'm not quite sure how exactly those look in person.
    Barring that... I really don't know. Perhaps some sort of superficial damage? If I recall correctly, the old 3DS had a clear thick plastic layer over the lower, colored base layer; if an air gap managed to get in between the layers, I could imagine some kind of fading action or something could potentially occur.
     
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  4. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    I'd say its a Chinese knock off shell.
     
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