36points

Nintendo 2DS XL

49points

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

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Nintendo 2DS XL vs Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

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Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

Why is Nintendo 2DS XL better than Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)?

  • 1.2mm thinner
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    20.3mmvs21.5mm
  • 7.5mm shorter
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    86mmvs93.5mm

Why is Nintendo 3DS XL (2014) better than Nintendo 2DS XL?

  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
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  • Has an autostereoscopic display
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  • Has two sensors
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  • Has a CMOS sensor
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Price comparison

Nintendo 2DS XL

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$164.99

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$178.99

Performance

1.resolution

400 x 240px

400 x 240px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
2.thickness

20.3mm

21.5mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

160mm

160mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

86mm

93.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.is portable
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
A hand-held console allows you to play games on the go, making it great for commutes or while on vacation.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.
5.has NFC
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Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Features

1.number of games

2273

2273

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.pixel density

96ppi

96ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

4.88"

4.88"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
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Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
6.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.number of buttons

14

14

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Miscellaneous

1.has a CMOS sensor
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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