36points

Nintendo 2DS XL

64points

Nintendo Switch

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28 facts in comparison

Nintendo 2DS XL vs Nintendo Switch

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Why is Nintendo 2DS XL better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 78.76mm narrower
    ?

    160mmvs238.76mm
  • 15.6mm shorter
    ?

    86mmvs101.6mm
  • Has a secondary screen
    ?
  • Has a front camera
    ?

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nintendo 2DS XL?

  • 168 more available games
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    2441vs2273
  • Is region free
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  • 6.3mm thinner
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    14mmvs20.3mm
  • 3.32x more battery power
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    4310mAhvs1300mAh
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
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  • 2.46x higher pixel density
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    236ppivs96ppi

Price comparison

Nintendo 2DS XL

Buy used:

$166.89

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 2DS XL AmazonNintendo New 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...Nintendo New 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise (Renewed)
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$178.99
Nintendo 2DS XL walmartInsten Eva Hard Protective Case Travel P...Insten Eva Hard Protective Case Travel Pouch for Nintendo NEW 3DS XL / NEW 2DS XL / 3DS XL / 3DS LL - Black
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$7.39

Nintendo Switch

Buy used:

$395.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon ...Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)
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$299.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games...Nintendo Switch 32GB Console Video Games w/ 32GB Memory Card | Neon Red/Neon Blue Joy-Con | 1080p Resolution | 802.11ac WiFi | HDMI | Surround Sound | IR Motion Camera
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$414.95
Nintendo Switch AmazonLED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Recharg...LED Lighted Makeup Vanity Mirror Rechargeable (Black)
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$540.55
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
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$393.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RE...NSW NINTENDO SWITCH (NEON BLUE / NEON RED) (JAPAN)
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$430.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edi...Nintendo Switch Konsole - Grau (2019 Edition)
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$539.72
Nintendo Switch walmartNintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Co...Nintendo Switch Console with Gray Joy-Con
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$299.00

Performance

1.resolution

400 x 240px

1280 x 720px

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 Switch
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

14mm

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

238.76mm

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

1300mAh

4310mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
5.height

86mm

101.6mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.is portable
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
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 Switch
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
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 Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.Has USB Type-C
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Features

1.number of games

2273

2441

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

236ppi

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"

6.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
6.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
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.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
A motion controller is a type of game controller that utilizes sensors (such as accelerometers, gyroscopes, and other types of sensors) to track motion and provide input.
3.Has a wireless controller
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Switch
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

14

18

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

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