Need your help-IPS or TN?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Av4x, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. Av4x

    Av4x Member

    Oct 7, 2015
    Gambia, The
    Hey guys!
    What do you think, IPS or TN panel?
    I think both look identical.
    NEW3DSXL btw.

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    Last edited by Av4x, Aug 25, 2016
  2. icecreamcake

    icecreamcake GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 25, 2016
    It's hard to tell from pictures. See one of many guides for screens and you'll be able to figure it out on your own.

    Edit: It's easier to tell if you change the theme to black.
    Last edited by icecreamcake, Aug 25, 2016
  3. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Sakura思い

    Jan 11, 2016
    Following for guide (I have 5 different consoles..)
  4. icecreamcake

    icecreamcake GBAtemp Regular

    Jun 25, 2016
    Here's the easiest way in my opinion. All o3DSs are TN screen. If you have an o3DS to compare to, it will be easy. If the n3DS screen looks the same as an o3DS from an angle, then it's TN. If you can easily see the images on the screen and the screen looks less washed out, it's IPS. The bottom screen looks a little fuzzy compared to the top, but when compared to the bottom screen on an o3DS it's easy to tell if you have IPS. Worked for me the first time I bought a n3DS. Change the theme to black for best contrast.
  5. LinkSoraZelda

    LinkSoraZelda GBAtemp Addict

    Aug 12, 2015
    United States
    Land of the Rising Orange
    Both of yours are top IPS, bottom TN.
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