Included in Hardware
The following is included in the hardware set:
- Nintendo 3DS system
- Nintendo 3DS charging cradle
- Nintendo 3DS AC adapter
- Nintendo 3DS stylus
- SD Memory Card (2GB)
- AR Card(s) (view the cards using the outer
cameras to play supported AR games)
- Quick-Start Guide
- Operations Manual (including warranty)
- 3D screen, enabling 3D view without
the need for special glasses and the ability to adjust or turn off 3D effect
with the 3D Depth Slider.
- Stereo cameras that enable users to
take 3D photos that can be viewed instantly on the 3D screen.
- New input interfaces including the
Circle Pad, motion sensor, gyro sensor
- SpotPass, a feature that lets
Nintendo 3DS detect and automatically connect to wireless Internet access
points, including Nintendo Zone locations, and obtain information, game
data, free software, videos and so on for players even when the system is in
- StreetPass, a feature that lets
Nintendo 3DS exchange data automatically with other Nintendo 3DS systems
within range, even in sleep mode once this feature is activated by the user.
Data for multiple games can be exchanged simultaneously.
- Convenient features that users can
access without stopping game play such as the HOME menu, Internet Browser,
- Plenty of built-in software such as the
Nintendo 3DS Camera, Nintendo 3DS Sound, Mii Maker, StreetPass, Mii Plaza,
AR Games, Activity Log, Face Raiders, etc.
- Nintendo eShop where users can view
trailers, software rankings and purchase software.
- System Transfer which enable users to
transfer already purchased software from one Nintendo 3DS system to another.
DSiWare purchased for the Nintendo DSi or the Nintendo DSi XL can also be
transferred into a Nintendo 3DS system.***
- Compatibility functions where both
new software designed for Nintendo 3DS and most software for the Nintendo DS
family of systems can be played.
- Parental Controls which enable
parents to restrict game content by ratings as well as use of specific
wireless connectivity, 3D functionality, etc.****
Size (when closed)
2.9 inches high, 5.3 inches long, 0.8 inches deep.
Approximately 8 ounces (including battery pack, stylus, SD memory card).
Wide-screen LCD display, enabling 3D view without the need for special glasses.
Capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors. 3.53 inches display
(3.02 inches wide, 1.81 inches high) with 800 x 240 pixel resolution. 400 pixels
are allocated to each eye to enable 3D viewing.
Lower Screen LCD
with a touch screen capable of displaying 16.77 million colors. 3.02 inches
(2.42 inches wide, 1.81 inches high) with 320 x 240 pixel resolution.
Cameras One inner
camera and two outer cameras. Resolutions are 640 x 480 for each camera. Lens
are single focus and uses the CMOS capture element. The active pixel count is
approximately 300,000 pixels.
2.4 GHz. Enabling local wireless communication among multiple Nintendo 3DS
systems for game play and StreetPass. Enabling access to the Internet through
wireless LAN access points (supports IEEE802.11 b/g with the WPA™/WPA2™ security
feature). Recommended distance of wireless communication is within 98.4 feet.
This can be shorter depending on the enviromental situation. WPA and WPA2 are
marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
Input controls are the following:
- A/B/X/Y Button, +Control Pad, L/R Button,
- Circle Pad (enabling 360-degree analog
- Touch screen
- Embedded microphone
- Motion sensor
- Gyro sensor
Other Input Controls
Other input controls are the following:
- 3D Depth Slider (enabling smooth adjustment
of the 3D level effect)
- HOME (HOME button brings up the HOME menu)
- Wireless switch (can disable wireless
functionality even during game play)
- POWER button
- Game Card slot
- SD Card slot
- Cradle connector
- AC adapter connector
- Audio jack (stereo output)
speakers positioned to the left and right of the top screen (supports virtual
stylus (approximately 3.94 inches when fully extended).
Electric Power AC
adaptor (WAP-002 [USA]). Nintendo 3DS Battery Pack (lithium ion battery)
Charge Time About
When playing Nintendo 3DS software about 3-5 hours. When playing Nintendo DS
software about 5-8 hours. Battery duration differs depending on the brightness
setting of the screen. The information regarding battery duration is a rough
standard. It can be shorter depending on what functions of the Nintendo 3DS
system are used.
Game Card Nintendo
3DS Game Card. The size is approximately the same as Nintendo DS Game Card.