New Nintendo 3DS Vs. New 3DS XL

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by JackFord, Feb 6, 2015.

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New 3DS Vs. New 3DS XL

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  1. JackFord
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    Which one do you prefer, and why? :D
     


  2. SomecallmeBerto

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    Well considering one supports GW and one doesn't yet I would have to say XL. Though the improvements of the NXL are REALLY nice.
     
  3. Veho

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    No single-emoticon, no-word topics, please.
     
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  4. DaFixer

    DaFixer Dare to be stupid

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    In my mencave ;)
    New 3DS XL for me ;)
    Bigger is better, just like boobs ;)

    That was a joke, but I have big hands so for me I like bigger handhelds more then smaller one's.
     
  5. netovsk

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    XL all the way, always. Unless you're on a budget and isn't able to work more or save money with something else you should despise anything other than a XL.

    I have a PSP and the screen is so small I barely played it in 5 years. Bigger is better.
     
  6. TheBroCode

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    I would go for an XL if it didn't have a glossy finish, so for now the standard n3DS
     
  7. heartgold

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    n3DS, perfect size. Right inbetween 3DS and XL. I find the XL awkward to hold sometimes because of its size.
     
  8. Vanth88

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    The New 3DS XL, I have bigger hands and I love the bigger setup.
     
  9. 19cookies

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    XL because of the bigger screen :)
     
  10. syrusch

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    XL for me i have an AUS one and i've ordered the Majora's mask XL.
     
  11. Haloman800

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    That's what she said

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  12. Digital.One.Entity

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    XL for these greasy giant Americano appendages :nds:
     
  13. shinyquagsire23

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    N3DS, because faceplates. And it's the perfect size between the old 3DS and the XL, so it's a nice upgrade while not being as clunky as the XL.
     
  14. Slushie3DS

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    I'm with you. The faceplates are legitimately what sold me.
     
  15. SirAileron

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    I have big hands, but the XL's form factor is too tall for a comfortable grip. Here's to hoping thebsmaller model comes out in the US.
     
  16. Disco

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    XL, because it has bigger screens, better battery and it gives me less cramps in hands (I have both normal 3DS and 3DS XL and also DSL and DSi Xl so I always prefer the Xl models ).
    But I will probably buy both, one for legit games and one for GW.
     
  17. shinyquagsire23

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    This is basically my problem. My hands are big, but most of it is in the finger length vs my palms. So the smaller 3DS lets me kinda wrap my fingers around the trigger much better and use my fingers for support.
     
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  18. LAA

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    Like some for both.
    I personally already have a new 3DS XL and I wanted it simply as I just didn't want to go back to normal sized 3DS screen sizes again, as I thought they were pretty small when I first got the original 3DS, then when I got the XL, I never wanted to go back, so same thought process here really.
    What is cool with the new 3DS however is the screen is a little bigger than the original 3DS screens and of course the faceplates! That and the higher PPI of course. All of them are some reasons to prefer the new 3DS. Some would say the glossiness of the XL would put them off, but personally I love the gloss, it feels really great to me in my hands and while it may be a fingerprint magnet, I don't really care. That and I love the material texture (at least for the black one) with the carbon fibre-ish look to it.

    The XL I really went for because of familiarity with the screen size really. I havent seen a new 3DS up close, so I can't say for sure if I'd be happy with the screen size or not, but the only other thing I don't like is it does seem a little more "kidish" with the full red/blue/green/yellow buttons, compared to the subtle coloured lettering on the XL. The only thing I can say I really miss on the XL is having no faceplates, as thats something I'd love to be able to do.
     
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    Which one supports gateway?
     
  20. shinyquagsire23

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    Neither, SomecallmeBerto probably misread N3DS XL as just 3DS XL or something.