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Price (MSRP1) $239.99 $199.99 $109.99
Plays 3D games In 2D and face-tracking 3D In 2D In 2D
Compatible with Nintendo 3DS software
Compatible with New Nintendo 3DS exclusive software  
Plays Nintendo DS games
C stick and ZL/ZR buttons  
Built in NFC reader  
AC Adapter included  
Local & online multiplayer
Download games & applications2
Plays 3D videos In 2D only In 2D only
Records 3D video and 3D stop-motion animation3 4
Data storage for games, photos & music microSDHC card (4GB included) microSDHC card (4GB included) SD card (4GB included)
Takes photos with built-in cameras 2D and 3D photos 2D and 3D photos4 2D and 3D photos4
AR capabilities (Augmented Reality)
StreetPass™ (Exchanges certain game data with system owners you pass on the street)
SpotPass™ (Detects Nintendo Zone™ locations to access content on the go)
Parental Controls (to manage content accessed by children)
Included software
Screen size Upper: 4.88 inches (diagonal)
Lower: 4.18 inches (diagonal)
Upper: 4.88 inches (diagonal)
Lower: 4.18 inches (diagonal)
Upper: 3.53 inches (diagonal)
Lower: 3.02 inches (diagonal)
Upper Graphics display 3D-enabled widescreen LCD (with face-tracking 3D), capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors at 800x240 pixels (400 pixels per eye when using 3D feature) Widescreen LCD display, capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors at 400x240 pixel resolution Widescreen LCD display, capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors at 400x240 pixel resolution
Sleep Mode (by closing the system) (by closing the system) (with a sleep switch)
Power saving mode  
Speakers Stereo Stereo Mono (Stereo with headphones)
Dimensions (open) 6.78 in. × 6.3 in. × 0.8 in. 6.4 in. × 6.3 in. × 0.8 in. 5 in. × 5.66 in. × 0.8 in.
Dimensions (folded) 3.7 in. × 6.3 in. x 0.8 in. 3.4 in. × 6.3 in. × 0.8 in. N/A
Weight Approx. 11.6 ounces Approx. 9.2 ounces Approx. 9.2 ounces
  1. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price. Actual price may vary.
  2. Wireless internet access required for online play. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com.
  3. System update may be required.
  4. 3D photos and videos are only viewable in 2D on the Nintendo 2DS and New Nintendo 2DS XL systems.
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