Product Comparison: Nintendo Switch vs Nintendo 3DS XL


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Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con
Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con
Nintendo 3DS XL Handheld Console
Nintendo 3DS XL Handheld Console
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Brand Nintendo Nintendo
Model Switch 3DS XL
Origin China China
About the Product Nintendo Switch is designed to go wherever you do, transforming from home console to portable system in a snap. So you get more time to play the games you love, however you like. The Nintendo 3DS XL system combines next-generation portable gaming with eye-popping 3D visuals. Take 3D photos, connect to friends, other players, or wireless hotspots with the wireless StreetPass and SpotPass communication modes. With 90 percent larger screens than the 3DS, 3DS XL is the ultimate 3D entertainment system.
Screen Resolution 720 p 240 p
Game Sources Nintendo eShop Nintendo DS cartridge
Internal Memory 32 GB 1.5 GB
Color Gray Black
Height 4.02 in. 3.7 in.
Width 12.2 in. 6.1 in.
Depth 1.12 in. 0.9 in.
Weight 0.88 lbs. 0.74 lbs.
Screen Type LCD LCD (3D)
Screen Size 6.2 in. 4.88 in.
Multimedia Features amiibo Activity Log
Expansion Card 2000 GB 32 GB
Controls Joy‑Con [R]: Right Stick, A/B/X/Y/R/ZR/SL/SR/+ Buttons, HOME Buton, Release Button, Sync Button -
Interfaces Audio jack 3.5mm -
Battery 4310 mAh 1750 mAh
Manufacturer warranty 1 -
Date First Available March 3, 2017 July 28, 2012
MSRP 299.99 $ -
Front Camera - 0.3 MP
Rear Camera - 0.3 MP

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