[Question]Comparison: Namiio vs N2Elite(Amiiqo) vs ntag215, which one is better?

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Which one is better

  1. N2Elite

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. Namiio

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. ntag215

    3 vote(s)
    60.0%
  1. orochi115
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    orochi115 GBAtemp Regular

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    I have Several questions for them:

    Average price for bundle/programmer only:
    Namiio programmer + 3 tokens:
    N2Elite programmer + tokens: $80
    N2Elite programmer only: $30
    ntag215 programmer:

    Average price for additional token:
    Namiio 3 tokens:
    N2Elite token: $50
    ntag215 blank:

    Is it (the token) usable with Android NFC phone instead of programmer?
    Namiio: Yes, functions as a regular amiibo. (So, readonly?)
    N2Elite: Yes, even more functionality if you use the Amiibitz app instead of the N2Elite mobile app
    ntag215: Yes

    Can write multiple datasets into single token?
    Namiio: No
    N2Elite: Yes, 200 at most.
    ntag215: No

    Erase and rewritable?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: Yes, you can freely change slot contents. You can lock it as well, but that's only to dump with the N2Elite app.(Can you unlock the slots again when you locked them?)
    ntag215: No (I read somewhere some data blocks must be locked, or else it would be rejected by console)

    Able to backup/restore savedata?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: Yes
    ntag215: if it works like an amiibo, then yes, with use of an app that can backup/dump its data (but not writable?)

    Able to modify savedata? (cheatcode)
    Namiio: Yes, compatible with powersaves.
    N2Elite: Can be done via external helper tool. (decrypt -> modify -> encrypt)
    ntag215: Should be the same as Official Amiibo. So cannot write back using mobile app?

    Able to dump official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes?
    N2Elite Android/Desktop app: Yes
    Android NFC phone:

    Able to backup/restore savedata for official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite Android/Desktop app: With the Amiibitz/N2Elite app, you can backup/dump original Amiibo. No restore option.
    Android NFC phone:

    Able to modify savedata for official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: Not at the moment.
    Android NFC phone:

    Two new questions:

    Amiibo Compatibility:
    Namiio:
    N2Elite:
    ntag215:

    Sensitivity:
    Namiio: Good
    N2Elite: Good
    ntag215 card: Not good with Switch controllers, since the sensing areas of both the controller and the card are small.
    ntag215 keyfob: Good?

    I have none of them so I cannot figure out. Could you help me with the questions above?

    UPDATE: Thanks to EllioneDHunter and KiiWii
     
    Last edited by orochi115, Apr 6, 2017
  2. EllioneDHunter

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    I can answer for the N2Elite because I sell them and troubleshoot them as well. These prices are based from my store but they can vary from store to store. I can also answer some for the Namiio since I was given one to test way back.

    Average price for bundle/programmer only:
    N2Elite programmer + token: $80
    N2Elite programmer only: $30

    Average price for additional token:
    N2Elite token: $50

    Is it (the token) usable with Android NFC phone instead of programmer?
    Namiio: Yes, functions as a regular amiibo
    N2Elite: Yes, even more functionality if you use the Amiibitz app instead of the N2Elite mobile app

    Can write multiple datasets into single token?
    Namiio: No
    N2Elite: Yes, 200 at most.

    Erase and rewritable?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: Yes, you can freely change slot contents. You can lock it as well, but that's only to dump with the N2Elite app.

    Able to backup/restore savedata?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: Yes
    ntag215: if it works like an amiibo, then yes, with use of an app that can backup/dump its data

    Able to modify savedata? (cheatcode)
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite: No

    Able to dump official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes?
    N2Elite Android/Desktop: Yes

    Able to backup/restore savedata for official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite Android/Desktop: With the Amiibitz/N2Elite app, you can backup/dump original Amiibo. No restore option.

    Able to modify savedata for official Amiibo?
    Namiio: Yes
    N2Elite Android/Desktop: Not at the moment.
     
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  3. KiiWii

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  4. EllioneDHunter

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    You can decrypt amiibo now? I need to get with the times.
    As for modifying, it's not an option built into N2Elite apps/Amiibitz but yeah, it's possible. Just not straight from their interface which is why I put cheats/etc as no.
     
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  5. orochi115
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    Wow, I'm so grateful for such detailed info. Thank you very much.
     
  6. julienbdes

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    Thanks for all this information. In conclusion, which one is the best? Worth to buy n2/amiiqo instead of ntag?