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Nintendo 2DS
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Developer Nintendo
Type Handheld game console
Generation Eighth generation
Release date
  • NA / PAL October 12, 2013
Power

Nintendo 3DS games: 3.5h – 5.5h
Nintendo DS Games: 5h – 9h

Sleep Mode: approximately 3 days
Storage Included 4 GB SD card
GB internal flash memory (1.5 usable)
Cartridge save
Display Upper: 3.53" LCD @ 400 × 240 px
Lower: 3.02" resistive touchscreen LCD @ 320 × 240 QVGA
Dimensions Width: 14.4 cm (5.7 in)
Height: 12.7 cm (5.0 in)
Depth: 2.03 cm (0.80 in)
Weight 260 grams (9.2 oz)
Predecessor Nintendo DS series (DS, DS Lite, DSi, and DSi XL)
Nintendo 3DS/3DS XL (concurrent)

The Nintendo 2DS is a handheld game console made by Nintendo. It is a new version of Nintendo's Nintendo 3DS console that has a flat design like the Game Boy consoles (instead of the flip design (a design where two or more sections fold by a hinge) of the 3DS), and does not play 3DS games in 3D. It was announced on August 28, 2013. It was released on October 12, 2013 in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. It is aimed towards children under the age of seven, whom Nintendo had said should not use the 3D mode on the 3DS due to possible health problems that it could cause. It costs less than the 3DS. In North America, it costs $129.99 (£109.99 in the UK), compared to the $169.99 (£134.99 in the UK) price of the 3DS.


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