Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Top 63%705 points
Top 63%
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Nintendo 3DS (2014) review: 23 facts and highlights

1. number of games

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
Sony PlayStation 2: 3870

2. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
42% have it

3. width

Boxer8 Ouya (2014): 75mm

4. thickness

Sony Vita 2: 15mm

5. height

Sony PS Vita TV: 13.6mm

6. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
73% have it

7. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
53% have it

8. weight

Sony PS Vita TV: 110g

9. pixel density

Nvidia Shield 2: 441ppi

10. Supports connectivity between home and portable devices

A portable device (eg. handheld console, smartphone) can be connected with a home console and used as a gamepad.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
55% have it

11. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
24% have it

12. number of analog sticks

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
Microsoft Xbox One S: 2

13. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Nintendo Switch: 6.2"

14. Has a second screen

A second screen can compliment the main display.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
17% have it

15. resolution

400 x 240px
Nvidia Shield 2: 1920 x 1080px

16. Has an autostereoscopic display

An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
7% have it

17. number of buttons

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
Nintendo Switch: 18

18. has two sensors

The device has two sensors and two lenses. The 3D images may be seen in the parallax-barrier LCD panel without glasses.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
7% have it

19. megapixels

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014): 3MP

20. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
5% have it

21. has a CMOS sensor

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.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
3% have it

22. front camera megapixels

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014): 0.3MP

23. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
6% have it

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