41points

Nintendo 3DS XL

55points

Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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31 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL vs Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Why is Nintendo 3DS XL better than Nintendo Wii U 8GB?

  • 2085 more available games
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    2273vs188
  • 244.7mm thinner
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    22mmvs266.7mm
  • 16.72mm narrower
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    156mmvs172.72mm
  • 1.26kg lighter
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    336gvs1600g
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
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  • Has two sensors
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  • Is portable
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Why is Nintendo Wii U 8GB better than Nintendo 3DS XL?

  • 6.94x faster CPU speed
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    3 x 1.24GHzvs2 x 0.268GHz
  • 1.88GB more RAM memory
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    2GBvs0.125GB
  • Can connect to an external drive
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  • Streaming without subscription
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  • 47.28mm shorter
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    45.72mmvs93mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has an HDMI output
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  • 6GB more internal storage
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    8GBvs2GB

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL

Buy used:

$166.89

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$172.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
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$384.95
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nint...Nintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Console
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$408.00
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Ren...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Renewed)
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$399.95
Nintendo 3DS XL walmartNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
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$649.60

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
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3...Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land Bundle - Black 32 GB (Renewed)
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$449.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB)...Nintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB) + New Super Mario Bros.U + New Super Luigi U
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$1,129.99

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 0.268GHz

3 x 1.24GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

0.13GB

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.
3.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.
4.internal storage

2GB

8GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 3DS 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

22mm

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

156mm

172.72mm

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

93mm

45.72mm

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

336g

1.6kg

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.Has an optical disc drive
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.is DLNA-certified
Nintendo 3DS XL
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.
4.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS 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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo 3DS 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 3DS 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 3DS 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.number of channels of sound output

2

5.1

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
4.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
6.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
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.Compatible with a motion-sensing controller(s)
Nintendo 3DS 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 3DS XL
Nintendo Wii U 8GB
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
4.number of buttons

10

11

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

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL

Buy used:

$166.89

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$172.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
Amazon logo
$384.95
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nint...Nintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Console
Amazon logo
$408.00
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Ren...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Renewed)
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$399.95
Nintendo 3DS XL walmartNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
walmart logo
$649.60

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)
Amazon logo
$329.95
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3...Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Set: Super Mario 3D World and Nintendo Land Bundle - Black 32 GB (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$449.99
Nintendo Wii U 8GB AmazonNintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB)...Nintendo Wii U Black Premium Pack (32GB) + New Super Mario Bros.U + New Super Luigi U
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$1,129.99

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