36points

Nintendo 2DS XL

55points

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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Nintendo 2DS XL vs Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Why is Nintendo 2DS XL better than Nintendo Wii U 8GB?

  • 2085 more available games
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    2273vs188
  • 246.4mm thinner
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    20.3mmvs266.7mm
  • 12.72mm narrower
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    160mmvs172.72mm
  • 3 more buttons
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    14vs11
  • Has a front camera
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  • Is portable
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  • Has NFC
    ?

Why is Nintendo Wii U 8GB better than Nintendo 2DS XL?

  • 1.75GB more RAM memory
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    2GBvs0.25GB
  • 282MHz faster GPU clock speed
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    550MHzvs268MHz
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Streaming without subscription
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 40.28mm shorter
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    45.72mmvs86mm
  • Has an HDMI output
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  • Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
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Price comparison

Nintendo 2DS XL

Buy used:

$159.00

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$178.61
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$7.39

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Buy used:

$168.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U 8GB Basic Pack - White
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$299.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - W...Nintendo Wii U Console 8GB Basic Set - White (Renewed)
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$329.95

Performance

1.RAM

0.25GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.GPU clock speed

268MHz

550MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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

266.7mm

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

172.72mm

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

86mm

45.72mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.Has an optical disc drive
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Nintendo Wii U 8GB
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.
6.is portable
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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 Wii U 8GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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.is DLNA-certified
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Nintendo Wii U 8GB
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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.
6.has an HDMI output
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Features

1.number of games

2273

188

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.Streaming without subscription
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can access big name video streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, without a subscription to the console’s manufacturer.
3.has a touch screen
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a secondary screen
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Nintendo Wii U 8GB
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
5.Exclusive rights to Super Mario Mii
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Super Mario Mii is designed especially for the Nintendo Wii U, and optimizes the console's unique features.
6.Exclusive rights to the latest Zelda game
Nintendo 2DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You need this console if you want to play the latest Zelda.

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 Wii U 8GB
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 Wii U 8GB
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

14

11

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

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