Nintendo 3DS family

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Nintendo 3DS
Nintendo 3ds logo.svg
Nintendo-3DS-AquaOpen.png
An aqua Nintendo 3DS in the open position.
Also known as3DS (abbreviation)
DeveloperNintendo Research & Engineering
ManufacturerNintendo, Foxconn
TypeHandheld game console
GenerationEighth generation
Release dateNintendo 3DS:
Nintendo 3DS XL:
  • JP: July 28, 2012
  • EU: July 28, 2012
  • NA: August 19, 2012
  • AU: August 23, 2012
Retail availability2011 (2011)–present
Introductory price
  • 3DS: ¥25,000, US$249.99, A$349.95
  • 3DS XL: ¥18,900, US$199.99, A$349.95
Units shippedAll models combined: 75.08 million (as of March 31, 2019)
Media
Operating systemNintendo 3DS system software
CPU
Memory128 MB FCRAM, 6 MB VRAM (Fujitsu MB82M8080-07L FC-RAM)
Storage2 GB Toshiba eMMC
Removable storage
  • 3DS: 2 GB SD card (included)
  • 3DS XL: 4 GB SDHC card (included)
  • Cartridge save
Display
GraphicsDMP PICA200 @ 133 MHz
SoundStereo speakers (pseudo-surround), microphone
InputA/B/X/Y buttons, Circle Pad, L/R bumpers, D-pad, 3D depth slider, volume slider, wireless switch, power button
CameraOne user-facing and two forward-facing VGA cameras
Connectivity2.4 GHz 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Infrared
Power
  • Nintendo 3DS:
  • 1300 mAh, 3.7 V lithium-ion battery
  • Nintendo 3DS XL:
  • 1750 mAh, 3.7 V lithium-ion battery
Current firmware11.10.0-43
Online services
Dimensions
Weight
  • 3DS: 235 grams (8.3 oz)
  • 3DS XL: 336 grams (11.9 oz)
Best-selling gameMario Kart 7, 18.26 million units
(as of March 31, 2019)[5]
Backward
compatibility
Nintendo DS
PredecessorNintendo DS
SuccessorNew Nintendo 3DS
Websitewww.nintendo.com/3ds

The Nintendo 3DS family consists of:

3DS

New 3DS

New 3DS XL

3DS XL

2DS

New 2DS XL

References[change | change source]

  1. "Supplementary Information about Earnings Release" (PDF). Nintendo. October 29, 2010. p. 9. Retrieved November 7, 2010.
  2. Harris, Craig (September 28, 2010). "Nintendo Conference 2010 Details". IGN. Retrieved September 26, 2013.
  3. Kaluszka, Aaron (January 19, 2011). "3DS North American Price, Date, Colors Set". Nintendo World Report.
  4. Daniel Vuckovic (February 8, 2011). "Nintendo 3DS launches in Australia on March 31st for $349". Vooks.net. Retrieved September 26, 2013.
  5. "Top Selling Software Sales Units". Nintendo. March 31, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2019.