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Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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Nintendo Wii U 8GB review: specs and price

Nintendo Wii U 8GB
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Why is Nintendo Wii U 8GB better than the average?

  • Width
    172.72mmvs231.61mm
  • Height
    45.72mmvs76.22mm
  • RAM
    2GBvs1.59GB
  • Volume
    2106.07cm³vs17653.68cm³
  • USB ports
    4vs2.51
  • Weight
    1.6kgvs1.95kg
  • Number of analog sticks
    2vs1.84
  • Number of channels of sound output
    5.1vs4.32

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General info

1.width

172.72mm

Best

Boxer8 Ouya (2014)

75mm

2.thickness

266.7mm

Best

Sony Vita 2

15mm

3.height

45.72mm

Best

Sony PS Vita TV

13.6mm

4.Is region free
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.

For example

Microsoft Xbox One S

5.volume

2106.07cm³

Best

Boxer8 Ouya (2014)

461.25cm³

6.weight

1.6kg

Best

Sony PS Vita TV

110g

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Performance

1.RAM

2GB

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

12GB

2.floating-point performance

0.35TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

6TFLOPS

3.memory bandwidth

12.8GB/s

A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

326GB/s

4.CPU speed

3 x 1.24GHz

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

8 x 1.75GHz

5.GPU clock speed

550MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Microsoft Xbox One X

1172MHz

6.Can connect to an external drive
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

You can easily connect an external hard drive via USB if you need more space.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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

3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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.

4.USB ports

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Valve Steam Machine

8

5.has a HDMI output
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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

6.Is DLNA certified
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.

For example

Microsoft Xbox One S

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Controllers

1.Can be used with a motion sensing controller
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

A motion sensing controller allows for a realistic experience when playing certain games, such as sports.

2.number of analog sticks

2

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

Best

Microsoft Xbox One S

2

3.Has a wireless controller
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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

4.controller weight

500g

A lighter controller puts less strain on the hands while playing.

Best

Nintendo SNES

141g

5.number of buttons

11

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

Best

Nintendo Switch

18

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Features

1.number of games

188

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

2.number of channels of sound output

5.1

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.

Best

Nintendo SNES

8

3.Streaming without subscription
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.

4.has a touch screen
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

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

5.Has a second screen
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

A second screen can compliment the main display.

6.Exclusive rights to Super Mario Mii
Nintendo Wii U 8GB

Super Mario Mii is designed especially for the Nintendo Wii U, and optimizes the console's unique features.

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