Size (when closed):
Approximately 5.3 inches wide, 2.9 inches long, 0.8 inches tall.
Approximately 8 ounces.
3.53-inch widescreen LCD display, enabling 3D view without the need for special glasses; with 800x240 pixel resolution (400 pixels are allocated for each eye to enable 3D viewing).
3.02-inch LCD with 320x240 pixel resolution with a touch screen.
One inner camera and two outer cameras with 640x480 (0.3 Mega) pixel resolution.
Nintendo 3DS Game Card:
2 GB Max. at launch.
Can communicate in the 2.4 GHz band. Multiple Nintendo 3DS systems can connect via a local wireless connection to let users communicate or enjoy competitive game play. Systems also can connect to LAN access points to access the Internet and allow people to enjoy games with others. Will support IEEE 802.11 with enhanced security (WPA/WPA2). Nintendo 3DS hardware is designed so that even when not in use, it can automatically exchange data with other Nintendo 3DS systems or receive data via the Internet while in sleep mode.
Touch screen, embedded microphone, A/B/X/Y face buttons, + Control Pad, L/R buttons, Start and Select buttons, "Slide Pad" that allows 360-degree analog input, one inner camera, two outer cameras, motion sensor and a gyro sensor.
Other Input Controls:
3D Depth Slider to adjust level of 3D effect (can be scaled back or turned off completely depending on the preference of the user), Home button to call system function, Wireless switch to turn off wireless communications (even during game play), Power button. The telescoping stylus is approximately 4 inches when fully extended.
A port that accepts both Nintendo 3DS game cards and game cards for the Nintendo DS™ family of systems, an SD memory card slot, an AC adapter connector, a charging cradle terminal and a stereo headphone output jack.
Stereo speakers positioned to the left and right of the top screen.
Lithium ion battery details TBA.
Parental controls similar to the Nintendo DSi system will be included.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I be charged?
Unless you are paying with PayPal or Google Checkout you will not be charged until your item is dispatched. All pre-orders are charged 2 - 4 days before disptach. This is to allow time for your item to be prepared and shipped well in advance of the release date. Our Payment Guide can be found here
When will my item arrive?
Please check the 'Delivered By' date on the item page. All 'In Stock' items are usually delivered Next Business Day. Pre-Orders are delivered on or before Release Date. The Release Date is set by the Manufacturer, and is subject to changes. Please check back on the item page for any changes.
Will I be notified when my item is sent?
You will receive an email notification from us. Please check your spam folder in case our email is there. You can also check the dispatch status of your order in the 'My Account' area, under 'Order History'. Your item will only appear there once it is dispatched.
My item has not arrived. Now what?
Your item may have been delayed by Royal Mail or our other Carriers. To ensure your item is not missing, please do the following before contacting us about a missing item:
- Check with neighbours in case your item has been left with them
- Check for any calling cards left by Royal Mail or Couriers
- Check at your Local Royal Mail Depot (Sorting Office) for returned items as 'Undeliverable'
- Allow 10 working days from date of dispatch.