40points

Nintendo 3DS XL

71points

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Switch
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30 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL vs Nintendo Switch

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Nintendo Switch

Why is Nintendo 3DS XL better than Nintendo Switch?

  • 82.76mm narrower
    156mmvs238.76mm
  • 8.6mm shorter
    93mmvs101.6mm
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
    ?
  • 62g lighter
    336gvs398g
  • Has a secondary screen
    ?

Why is Nintendo Switch better than Nintendo 3DS XL?

  • 168 more available games
    ?

    2441vs2273
  • 14.93x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2GHzvs2 x 0.268GHz
  • Is region free
    ?
  • 8mm thinner
    14mmvs22mm
  • 2.46x more battery power
    4310mAhvs1750mAh
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?
  • 1 more analog sticks
    ?

    2vs1
  • 30GB more internal storage
    32GBvs2GB

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Blac...Nintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Black Edition
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$209.95
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Galaxy Style
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$287.95
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Ren...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Renewed)
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$177.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Black
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$301.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
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$206.50
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console- Galaxy Styl...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console- Galaxy Style (Renewed)
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$177.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Purple + Silver Wi...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Purple + Silver With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$149.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonBlack Nintendo 3DS XL Bundle Nintendo, A...Black Nintendo 3DS XL Bundle Nintendo, AC Adapter, and Two Full Games 3D Mode (Ages 7+ Years)
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$338.85
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Super NES Edition ...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Super NES Edition + Super Mario Kart for SNES
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$335.00
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo 3DS XL New Super Mario Bros 2 L...Nintendo 3DS XL New Super Mario Bros 2 Limited Edition
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$299.96
Nintendo 3DS XL walmartNew Nintendo 3DS XL - Galaxy Style
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$289.78
Nintendo 3DS XL aliexpressUS Version Original Used Motherboard PCB...US Version Original Used Motherboard PCB Board Mainboard Replacement for New 3DS XL for New 3DS LL Game Console accessories
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$42.12

Nintendo Switch

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red ...Nintendo Switch w/ Neon Blue & Neon Red Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
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$370.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario ...Nintendo Switch w/ Gray Joy-Con + Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Full Game Download) - Switch
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$299.99
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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$299.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Gray Joy‑Con - HAC-...Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy‑Con - HAC-001(-01)
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$299.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Lite - Turquoise
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$199.96
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Lite - Gray
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$199.96
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Lite - Yellow
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$199.99
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Joy-Con (L/R) - Neon Pink / Neo...Nintendo Joy-Con (L/R) - Neon Pink / Neon Green
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$69.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon ...Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Con HAC-001 w/ Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
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$387.00
Nintendo Switch AmazonNintendo Switch Lite - Zacian and Zamaze...Nintendo Switch Lite - Zacian and Zamazenta Edition
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$248.86
Nintendo Switch aliexpressFactory Direct High Quality Switch Mainf...Factory Direct High Quality Switch Mainframe Large Bag NS Game Host Storgage Bag Large Capacity Console Bag
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$41.15

General info

1.battery power
?

Best

Nintendo Switch

4310mAh

1750mAh

4310mAh

2.width
?

Best

Boxer8 Ouya (2014)

75mm

156mm

238.76mm

3.Is region free
?

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.

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Nintendo Switch
4.thickness
?

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

14mm

22mm

14mm

5.height
?

Best

Sony PS Vita TV

13.6mm

93mm

101.6mm

6.weight
?

Best

Sony PS Vita TV

110g

336g

398g

Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

8 x 2.3GHz

2 x 0.268GHz

4 x 2GHz

2.internal storage
?

Best

Alienware Alpha (i7)

2000GB

2GB

32GB

Connectivity

1.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nintendo 3DS XL
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2.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nintendo 3DS XL
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3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

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4.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. Show more

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5.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

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6.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
?

A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Switch

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks
?

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.

Best

Nintendo Switch Lite

2

1

2

2.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
?

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.

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3.Has a wireless controller
?

The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.

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4.number of buttons
?

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

Best

Nintendo Switch

18

10

18

Features

1.pixel density
?

Best

Nvidia Shield 2

441ppi

96ppi

236ppi

2.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.

Best

Sony PlayStation 2

3870

2273

2441

3.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Nvidia Shield 2

1920 x 1080px

400 x 240px

1280 x 720px

4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Nintendo Switch

6.2"

4.88"

6.2"

5.has a touch screen
?

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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6.Has an autostereoscopic display
?

An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.

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Miscellaneous

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

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2.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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