42points

Nintendo 3DS

50points

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Comparison winner
vs
vs

24 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS vs Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

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

  • 1.5mm thinner
    ?

    20mmvs21.5mm
  • 25mm narrower
    ?

    135mmvs160mm
  • 19.5mm shorter
    ?

    74mmvs93.5mm
  • 38.54% higher pixel density
    ?

    133ppivs96ppi
  • 94g lighter
    ?

    235gvs329g
  • Supports 3D
    ?

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

  • 1 more analog sticks
    ?

    2vs1
  • 39.43% bigger screen size
    ?

    4.88"vs3.5"
  • 4 more buttons
    ?

    14vs10
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS

Buy used:

$139.95

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
Amazon logo
$173.91
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
Amazon logo
$384.95
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nint...Nintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Console
Amazon logo
$408.00
Nintendo 3DS walmartNintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: M...Nintendo Selects: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3DS, Nintendo 3DS, 045496745189
walmart logo
$19.99

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 3DS
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

20mm

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

135mm

160mm

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

74mm

93.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.weight

235g

329g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.is portable
Nintendo 3DS
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 3DS
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS
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 3DS
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
Nintendo 3DS
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

133ppi

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

3.5"

4.88"

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

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

1

2

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

10

14

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

Miscellaneous

1.has a CMOS sensor
Nintendo 3DS
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.

Follow Versus on Youtube

Check out our channel

Which are the best game consoles?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.