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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5 New Nintendo 3DS XL Black
Pros: Love, love, love this handheld console. Yes, I am coming from the previous 3DS XL and this one is a big improvement. The 3D is so much better and very comfortable to look at for long periods of time. The faster processor also helps make games smoother to play. For example, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D plays choppy on the previous model. But now it plays perfectly. Same goes for all the first party games. I prefer the XL size versus the smaller 3DS. Its easier to physically handle and I like the larger screen even though the resolutions are the same.
Cons: Yes, the SD card is harder to get to, but I had no trouble replacing it. It would have been nice to have a higher resolution top screen. But higher resolutions don't necessarily make games more fun to play... I play the 3DS as much as my hardcore 4K 60Hz gaming PC. The last con I can think of is the system transfer. Nintendo does not allow the same downloads on multiple devices. It is required to do a system transfer to play downloads on a new device. I had no problem doing the lengthy transfer (but be sure to follow the instructions or you could lose everything).
Other Thoughts: I am in love with the new 3DS. I traded in my previous 3DS and have no regrets. It goes with me everywhere on my frequent travels. If you love first party Nintendo games and have never played a 3DS... don't pass this one up. It's crazy fun, especially on the road.
Reviewed By:G-man,5/14/2015 8:53:47 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is High and has owned this product 1 month to 1 year.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2 Unhappy
Pros: 1. Lots of buttons
2. Buttons have a nice 'click' to them
3. Seems Durable
Cons: 1. Too large for a handheld
2. Need tool to change Micro SD card
3. No WiFi switch
4. No performance change
5. No charger
6. Lack the ability to trasfer to older 3DS
7. Button placement
Other Thoughts: Most of this review is based on the New 3DS when compared to the Old 3DS. I purchased this as I thought it would be an upgrade from my old 3DS, but I was wrong. First item is the size; The new 3DS, in my opinion, is too large for a handheld. I cannot carry it in my pocket like I could the old 3DS, which means it doesn't really go places with me, and makes it less fulfilling in its job as a mobile platform. Due to the large screen size, I find it lightly annoying that I need to shift my hand placement when using my thumbs on the touch screen. Even though the New 3DS has added addtional buttons/control stick, they aren't even used by 95% of my games; with the exception of MH4U using the control stick for the camera. In the pokemon X/Y and ORAS, I noticed some of the battle animations would jitter about and lose framerate. I thought this was just the old 3DS being outpaced by the game, and figured the New 3DS and its upped performance would solve that issue. It didn't, I guess that's just the games themselves. After a couple months use I decided I would rather play on my old 3DS and was going to do a system transfer from New 3DS -> old 3DS. However, this is not allowed. The new 3DS will not transfer to an older system, had I known (or paid more attention to the first transfer) I would not have transfferd up to the New 3ds. There is no WiFi switch, so there is no "on-the-fly" on-off options. The A,B,X,Y, and control stick seem too close together and I was often pressing the wrong keys. I did accidentally drop it from about 5 feet up, and it came back unscathed. I'd stay away from this product for now and don't reccomend this device until you get a game that only runs on the New 3DS.
Reviewed By:N/A,5/7/2015 6:21:58 AM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is Somewhat High and has owned this product 1 month to 1 year.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 4Rating + 4Rating + 4Rating + 4Rating + 4 Worthy successor
Pros: Major improvement for dedicated fans of the 3DS, from smoother OS to faster web browser, this version runs better than its predecessor by miles.

Face tracking 3D makes 3D play viable for the non-masochist.

Extra control nubs take a bit of getting used to, but once the acquaintance period is over, easily becomes second nature.

Games take on a whole new life with this dynamic 3D.
Cons: Battery life does not improve by much at all.

Memory Card now requires screwdriver to access.

Button placement, while solid for most, leaves some questionable decisions, for example the power button is no on the bottom right side, where your palm would reside while in use.

Extremely limited exclusive titles hardly justify this purchase if you have no intention of buying them.

Transfer process between two systems is easily the worst of every console and handheld available, ranging from 20 minutes to 2 hours.
Other Thoughts: If you don't already own one and are interested in getting started, or already own one a few iteration back, this is worth your purchase easily just based of the hardware and software support. If you have no interest in the announced exclusive titles and are content with an old 3DS model, as well as the games available for that version, you are likely better off waiting for Nintendo's next handheld.
Reviewed By:Joe,5/6/2015 8:44:47 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is High and has owned this product 1 month to 1 year.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > New Nintendo 3DS XL Red

Rating + 1Rating + 1Rating + 1Rating + 1Rating + 1 Quality Control
Pros: Would be a great deal for a great console if not for the quality control issues.
Cons: Before even removing the item from the box, I could (without even trying to look for them) see noticeable areas where paint was missing or had rubbed/chipped off.

Checking the system itself, it seems that the plate on the bottom half of the console is making a cracking sound as if the plastic is either about to start cracking or something is not fit correctly.

NewEgg wants me to pay for shipping to them for RMA for a defect that I had no control over and doesn't have some sort of system in place to make the manufacturer pay for the shipping instead.
Other Thoughts: Would be a great console and a great price if not for quality control issues and NewEggs RMA policy for defective items. I get having people pay for return shipping on things that they decide they no longer want, but disagree with paying return shipping over out of the box defective items.
Reviewed By:Matthew,3/19/2015 9:52:01 AM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is High and has owned this product 1 day to 1 week.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5 Monica
Pros: 3DS 3D works well, the 3D d-syncs from time to time but it adjusts pretty quickly. The 3DS works fine, very happy.

The Nintendo world is a very happy place.
Cons: It's like getting the hardware patch, should I upgrade? If I were you I'd upgrade every other upgrade so I'm not inching towards the next best thing.
Other Thoughts: Originally was sent the normal 3DS XL
Monica was prompt and courteous, she was very helpful in making sure I got the correct item. I have the new Nintendo 3DS XL and it is working like a dream
Reviewed By:Soap,3/16/2015 4:00:14 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is average and has owned this product 1 week to 1 month.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > New Nintendo 3DS XL Red

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5 New Nintendo 3DS XL Red
Pros: Amazing Machine, I love the new 3d tracking, and
Recommend it highly. My games are all better
viewing while playing.
Cons: Only on,e be sure there is no direct light on viewing area.
Screen will jump and people think the machine is bad, and
that is not the case.
Reviewed By:hartprnt,3/10/2015 6:38:47 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is Somewhat High and has owned this product 1 week to 1 month.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5 Great Upgrade
Pros: The headtracking works surprisingly well. The little joystick turned out better than expected. I personally prefer it than the old circle pad pro I had for my old 3ds XL
Cons: None that I could find.
Reviewed By:N/A,3/8/2015 9:20:05 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is High and has owned this product 1 week to 1 month.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > Nintendo Nintendo New 3DS XL - Black

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5
Pros: face tracking and the size(if you have big hands)
Cons: no power cord you have to buy it
Reviewed By:N/A,3/8/2015 7:53:36 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is Somewhat High and has owned this product 1 week to 1 month.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > New Nintendo 3DS XL Red

Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2Rating + 2 Broken sd card socket
Pros: Awesome machine
Cons: It came as defect, the sd card socket is not recognizing any card...
Reviewed By:Wili,3/8/2015 6:37:38 AM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is Somewhat High and has owned this product 1 day to 1 week.
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Categories > Nintendo 3DS / 2DS Systems > Nintendo > New Nintendo 3DS XL Red

Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5Rating + 5 Big improvement
Pros: Flawless 3D
Feels better on in the hands
Cant accidentally change volume
More buttons
C stick
Cons: Different stylus
Stylus insert from the bottom
Other Thoughts: Very happy
Reviewed By:Drakorex,3/4/2015 6:57:30 PM
This reviewer reports that his/her technical understanding of this type of product is Somewhat High and has owned this product 1 week to 1 month.
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