Nintendo 3DS XL: Full Technical Specs

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Jun 22, 2012
  1. MakiManPR
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    Nintendo Japan has released the full specs of the Nintendo 3DS XL and CVG has translated them.

     


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    does look like there the color of it is matte. I liked this color on the dsi so I hope this one sure does come to Europe, or at least the USA and I will import it ( for other reasons too , like Zero Escape : Last virtue words)
     
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    What's the point of this? It's just a 3DS with a bigger screen and a better battery.
     
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    Nintendo wants a portable system to integrate into the Wii U. It's obvious from the design.
     
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    240 vertical resolution on a screen that size will make each individual pixel look huge. It's like taking a low-res pic and doubling it's size without any resampling.

    It's like taking this:
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    And making it into this:
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    I'm talking about the thread.
     
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    Oh Sorry.

    You're right though. This thread is a tad unnecessary. This info could've been included in the original thread.
     
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    I wonder if we'll be able to get a PowerPak+ XL to even further increase the battery life.
     
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    Not the same thing. And it's double the area, not double the width. What you did was quadruple the size.

    And you know what they say, seeing is believing. There's nothing that would make me prefer the DSi over my DSi XL. I'll probably feel the same way about this vs the regular 3DS.
     
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    Correct! If they doubled the area then:

    Keeping the same aspect ratio: doubling the area width * sqrt(2), length * sqrt(2)
    A = width * sqrt(2) * length * sqrt(2) = width * length * (sqrt(2) * sqrt(2)) = width * length * 2 = Old Area * 2 (while keeping the same ratio)
     
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    The only thing I want is the Start, Select, and Home buttons from this monster, otherwise it's just way too big for my taste
     
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    They should have switched the start and select buttons.
     
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    urgh, my eyes!
     
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    Again, the image depicts what it would look like at 4x the size. But the 3DS XL is only 90% bigger.
     
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    Put it this way:

    "Yay! My DS games were blurry on my 3DS, let's get the 3DSXL and make them EVEN MORE BLURRY! I'LL NEED GLASSES BY 40!"
     
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    Native DS resolution (i.e. no blur mode) on 3dsXL will have a 3.34 inch screen size which is bigger than blur-mode on orig 3ds.

    Your eyes are safe for now. :P
     
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    see i was wondering about this. i didnt see this topic though until after i posted in the other thread with 30 some odd pages. this is a concern for me.
     
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    Okay, since some people don't get it, I'll make it easier to understand.

    This is a regular 3DS screenshot:
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    And here's the same screenshot resized to match the size increase of the 3DS XL (keep in mind, this shot is filtered. The actual 3DS would have larger unfiltered pixels):
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    It's really not as drastic as the pic Sevael posted. Considering that this will have smaller pixels than the DSi XL (which weren't that troublesome to begin with), I'm kinda excited.
     
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