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{{Head
 
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{{Hardware
 
{{Hardware
 
| image = [[File:Nintendo 3DS XL Black.png|200px]]
 
| image = [[File:Nintendo 3DS XL Black.png|200px]]
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| online = [[Nintendo Network]]
 
| online = [[Nintendo Network]]
 
| backward = [[Nintendo DS]], [[Nintendo DSi]]
 
| backward = [[Nintendo DS]], [[Nintendo DSi]]
| release = [[File:JP.png|25px|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>[[File:AU.png|25px]] '''AU:''' August 23, [[2012]]<br>[[File:KO.png|25px]] '''KO:''' September 20, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25px|North America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>[[File:AU.png25px]] '''AU:''' August 23, [[2012]]<br>[[File:KO.png25px]] '''KO:''' September 20, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>
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| release = [[File:JP.png|25px|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>[[File:AU.png|25px]] '''AU:''' August 23, [[2012]]<br>[[File:KO.png|25px]] '''KO:''' September 20, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>[[File:AU.png|25px]] '''AU:''' August 23, [[2012]]<br>[[File:KO.png|25px]] '''KO:''' September 20, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png|25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>|Japan]] '''JP:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] '''EU:''' July 28, [[2012]]<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] '''NA:''' August 19, [[2012]]<br>
 
| gpu = Digital Media Professionals<br> PICA200 GPU
 
| gpu = Digital Media Professionals<br> PICA200 GPU
 
| name = Nintendo 3DS XL
 
| name = Nintendo 3DS XL
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| price = [[File:JP.png|25px|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25px|Europe]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png25px|North America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>'''UK''': £179.99|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>'''UK''': £154.99|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>
 
| price = [[File:JP.png|25px|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png|25px|Europe]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png|25px|North America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25px|Europe]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png25px|North America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €199.99 (£179.99 in '''UK''')<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>'''UK''': £179.99|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>'''UK''': £154.99|Japan]] ¥18,900<br>[[File:EU.png25pxEurope]] €179.99<br>[[File:NA.png25pxNorth America]] $199.99<br>
 
| input = A, B, X, Y buttons, D-pad, touchscreen, Circle Pad, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, volume slider, 3D depth slider, wireless communications switch
 
| input = A, B, X, Y buttons, D-pad, touchscreen, Circle Pad, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope, volume slider, 3D depth slider, wireless communications switch
| caption = <br>The black Nintendo 3DS XL|shipped = More than '''2 million'''.}}
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| caption = <br>The black Nintendo 3DS XL
The '''Nintendo 3DS XL''' ('''Nintendo 3DS LL''' in Japan) is a handheld system by [[Nintendo]]. It was first announced on June 21, 2012 via a Nintendo Direct broadcast. In a similar manner to the [[Nintendo DSi XL]], it features a larger screen as well as a greater overall size than the original [[Nintendo 3DS]] model. The '''Nintendo 3DS XL''' screens are 90% larger than the Nintendo 3DS model (top screen: 4.88 in - 124&nbsp;mm, bottom screen: 4.18 in - 106&nbsp;mm), and the battery life of it is increased by 86%, while the weight of it is increased by 46%. However, instead of replacing the '''3DS''', the '''Nintendo 3DS XL''' will be sold alongside the 3DS. They're the biggest screens to ever be on a '''Nintendo''' handheld.<ref name="Specs">{{Ref web
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|shipped = More than 2 million.
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The '''Nintendo 3DS XL''' ('''Nintendo 3DS LL''' in Japan) is a handheld system by [[Nintendo]]. It was first announced on June 21, 2012 via a Nintendo Direct broadcast. In a similar manner to the [[Nintendo DSi XL]], it features a larger screen as well as a greater overall size than the original [[Nintendo 3DS]] model. The Nintendo 3DS XL screens are 90% larger than the Nintendo 3DS model (top screen: 4.88 in - 124&nbsp;mm, bottom screen: 4.18 in - 106&nbsp;mm), and the battery life of it is increased by 86%, while the weight of it is increased by 46%. However, instead of replacing the 3DS, the Nintendo 3DS XL was sold alongside the 3DS. It has the biggest screens to ever be on a Nintendo handheld.<ref name="Specs">{{Ref web
 
| url = http://www.computerandvideogames.com/354888/nintendo-3ds-xl-full-technical-specs/
 
| url = http://www.computerandvideogames.com/354888/nintendo-3ds-xl-full-technical-specs/
 
| title = Nintendo 3DS XL: Full technical specs
 
| title = Nintendo 3DS XL: Full technical specs
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The '''Nintendo 3DS XL''' was released on the same day as [[New Super Mario Bros. 2]] for '''Nintendo 3DS''' in '''North America'''.
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*The Nintendo 3DS XL was released on the same day as [[New Super Mario Bros. 2]] for Nintendo 3DS in North America.
*'''Nintendo 3DS XL''' was slightly more expensive then its predecessor. In order to reduce high prices, Nintendo did not include [[AC Adapter]] in '''European''' countries and '''Japan'''. However Nintendo included '''AC Adapter''' in '''North American''' countries and '''Australia'''.
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*Nintendo 3DS XL was slightly more expensive then its predecessor. In order to reduce high prices, Nintendo did not include [[AC Adapter]] in European countries and Japan. However Nintendo included AC Adapter in North American countries and Australia.
*The colours available at launch are <span style="color:blue;">Blue</span>, '''Black''', '''<span style="color:grey;">Silver</span>''', <span style="color:red;">Red</span> and <span style="color:grey;">White</span>. Other colours are not confirmed.
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*The colours available at launch are Blue, Black, Silver, Red and White. Other colours are not confirmed.
*A [[Pikachu]] themed '''3DS XL''', named [[:File:Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL.png|Pikachu Yellow]], was sold in '''Japan''' at Pokémon Centers.<ref>{{Ref web
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*A [[Pikachu]] themed 3DS XL, named [[:File:Pikachu Yellow 3DS XL.png|Pikachu Yellow]], was sold in Japan at Pokémon Centers.<ref>{{Ref web
 
| url = http://bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Japan_to_get_limited_edition_Pikachu_3DS_XL
 
| url = http://bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Japan_to_get_limited_edition_Pikachu_3DS_XL
 
| title = Japan to get limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL
 
| title = Japan to get limited edition Pikachu 3DS XL
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| date = August 17, 2012
 
| date = August 17, 2012
 
| publisher = Bulbapedia
 
| publisher = Bulbapedia
}}</ref> It was also released in '''Europe'''.<ref>{{Ref web
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}}</ref> It was also released in Europe.<ref>{{Ref web
 
| url = http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/42597/pikachu-3ds-xl-coming-to-the-uk/
 
| url = http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/42597/pikachu-3ds-xl-coming-to-the-uk/
 
| title = Pikachu 3DS XL coming to the UK
 
| title = Pikachu 3DS XL coming to the UK
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| publisher = Official Nintendo Magazine UK
 
| publisher = Official Nintendo Magazine UK
 
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*Instead of using 2 [[wikipedia:Gigabyte|GB]] [[wikipedia:Secure Digital card|SD]] card, the '''3DS XL '''will use 4 gigabyte '''SD '''card instead.
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*Instead of using 2 GB SD card, the 3DS XL uses a 4 gigabyte SD card instead.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 13:19, December 2, 2012

The Nintendo 3DS XL (Nintendo 3DS LL in Japan) is a handheld system by Nintendo. It was first announced on June 21, 2012 via a Nintendo Direct broadcast. In a similar manner to the Nintendo DSi XL, it features a larger screen as well as a greater overall size than the original Nintendo 3DS model. The Nintendo 3DS XL screens are 90% larger than the Nintendo 3DS model (top screen: 4.88 in - 124 mm, bottom screen: 4.18 in - 106 mm), and the battery life of it is increased by 86%, while the weight of it is increased by 46%. However, instead of replacing the 3DS, the Nintendo 3DS XL was sold alongside the 3DS. It has the biggest screens to ever be on a Nintendo handheld.[1]

Trivia

  • The Nintendo 3DS XL was released on the same day as New Super Mario Bros. 2 for Nintendo 3DS in North America.
  • Nintendo 3DS XL was slightly more expensive then its predecessor. In order to reduce high prices, Nintendo did not include AC Adapter in European countries and Japan. However Nintendo included AC Adapter in North American countries and Australia.
  • The colours available at launch are Blue, Black, Silver, Red and White. Other colours are not confirmed.
  • A Pikachu themed 3DS XL, named Pikachu Yellow, was sold in Japan at Pokémon Centers.[2] It was also released in Europe.[3]
  • Instead of using 2 GB SD card, the 3DS XL uses a 4 gigabyte SD card instead.

References

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