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Nintendo 3DS Console - Aqua Blue

Released on 25 March 2011

4.0 out of 5 (23 customer reviews) | Write a review

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Sold by: monxygirl

Condition: Used - Very Good

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Comment: Works perfectly, screens are in excellent condition,, Outer casing has some light scratches from placing on surfaces etc, Not in original box, includes charger and stylus, Next day despatch, UK seller, ref 102278261666 - 18

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Condition: Used - Very Good

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Comment: Used, very good condition

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Nintendo's newest handheld console, the 3DS, is set to revolutionise gaming by enabling you to play games with exciting 3D effects without the need for special glasses! Experience sensational new titles and see familiar faces from a whole new perspective with the fantastic 3DS.

Product Features:
3D screen, enabling 3D view without the need for special glasses and the ability to adjust or turn off 3D effect with the 3D Depth Slider.

Stereo cameras that enable users to take 3D photos that can be viewed instantly on the 3D screen.

New input interfaces including the Circle Pad, motion sensor, gyro sensor.

SpotPass, a feature that lets Nintendo 3DS detect wireless hotspots or wireless LAN access points and obtain information, game data, free software, videos and so on for players even when the system is in sleep mode.*

StreetPass, a feature that lets Nintendo 3DS exchange data automatically with other Nintendo 3DS systems within range, even in sleep mode once this feature is activated by the user. Data for multiple games can be exchanged simultaneously.

Convenient features that users can access without stopping game play such as the HOME menu, Internet Brower, Notifications, etc.

Plenty of built-in software such as the Nintendo 3DS Camera, Nintendo 3DS Sound, Mii Maker, StreetPass, Mii Plaza, AR Games, Activity Log, Face Raiders, etc.

Nintendo eShop where users can view trailers, software rankings and purchase software.

System Transfer which enable users to transfer already purchased software from one Nintendo 3DS system to another. DSiWare purchased for the Nintendo DSi or the Nintendo DSi XL can also be transferred into a Nintendo 3DS system.**

Parental Controls which enable parents to restrict game content by ratings as well as use of specific wireless connectivity, 3D functionality, etc.***


  • Nintendo 3DS Console Includes:
  • Nintendo 3DS system
  • Nintendo 3DS charging cradle
  • Nintendo 3DS AC adapter
  • Nintendo 3DS stylus
  • SD Memory Card (2GB)
  • AR Card(s) (view the cards using the outer cameras to play supported AR games)
  • Quick-Start Guide
  • Operations Manual (including warranty)
  • Backwards Compatible: Works with both 3DS games and most software designed for the Nintendo DS family of systems
  • Size (when closed): 2.9 inches high, 5.3 inches long, 0.8 inches deep
  • Weight Approximately 8 ounces (including battery pack, stylus, SD memory card)
  • Upper Screen: Wide-screen LCD display, enabling 3D view without the need for special glasses. Capable of displaying approximately 16.77 million colors. 3.53 inches display (3.02 inches wide, 1.81 inches high) with 800 x 240 pixel resolution. 400 pixels are allocated to each eye to enable 3D viewing
  • Lower Screen: LCD with a touch screen capable of displaying 16.77 million colors. 3.02 inches (2.42 inches wide, 1.81 inches high) with 320 x 240 pixel resolution
  • Cameras: One inner camera and two outer cameras. Resolutions are 640 x 480 for each camera. Lens are single focus and uses the CMOS capture element. Active pixel count is approximately 300,000
  • Wireless Communication: 2.4 GHz. Enabling local wireless communication among multiple Nintendo 3DS systems for game play and StreetPass. Enabling access to the Internet through wireless LAN access points (supports IEEE802.11 b/g with the WPA/WPA2 security feature)
  • Input Controls:
  • A/B/X/Y Button, +Control Pad, L/R Button, START/SELECT
    Circle Pad (enabling 360-degree analog input)
  • Touch screen
  • Embedded microphone
  • Camera
  • Motion sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Other Input Controls:
  • 3D Depth Slider (enabling smooth adjustment of the 3D level effect)
  • HOME Button (brings up the HOME menu)
  • Wireless switch (can disable wireless functionality even during game play)
  • POWER button
  • Connectivity:
  • Game Card slot
  • SD Card slot
  • Cradle connector
  • AC adapter connector
  • Audio jack (stereo output)
  • Sound: Stereo speakers positioned to the left and right of the top screen (supports virtual surround sound)
  • Stylus: Telescoping stylus (approximately 3.94 inches when fully extended)
  • Charge Time: About 3.5 hours
  • Battery Duration: When playing Nintendo 3DS software about 3-5 hours. When playing Nintendo DS software about 5-8 hours. Battery duration differs depending on the brightness setting of the screen
  • Game Card: Nintendo 3DS Game Card. The size is approximately the same as Nintendo DS Game Card

customer Reviews

 Average rating (23 reviews)

 More of a gimmick then console

| | See all jkdarlow's reviews (1)

honestly i was excited about it when it was announced, but i found the 3d to be poor, the aqua blue one look horrible with the top half being black, the power button is terribly placed and there is little reason for a wifi switch on the side, personally i would wait for a large price reduction and some time for some actual 'good' games to come out rather than things like nintendogs and ports of already released games.

 Truly the way to go

| | See all Dagenham70's reviews (29)

I got my 3DS today and was blown away with it. straight out the box and it was working (had a 20% charge) It had the stylus pre inserted along with the SD memory card. After the setup you are introduced to the 3D screen, This is amazing and works very well. (downside is that is has limited viewing angles) You need to do a software update as well but this only took a few minuets. It has some pre installed games with it. I have only played the games with the cards! This is also amazing that you have to view the cards with the cameras and then shoot at dragons! The quality is very nice and feels nice to hold. I purchased mine with Pilotwings witch is a fun and good way to get used to the 3D. I would recommend this to all fans of handhelds. I can not wait for Professor Layton in 3d to come out later this year. The 3DS is also backwards compatible with your DS games as well. The one think I do like about this is that it comes with a cradle to charge your 3DS. This is a nice touch as it allows me to just drop it in and let it charge.

 Mario Kart 7 was the game that made my family want a 3DS!

| | See all dragonlord's reviews (442)

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My six year old daughter, my partner and myself all have the original ds console one each and we also have the Nintendo Wii of which we have many games for between us on both systems. We are all big fans of the Mario Kart games and Mario Kart 7 on the 3DS is just as excellent as the other Mario Kart games but I must say we all find playing the game in 3d hurts our eyes after a while and thats one of the reasons why I'm only giving the 3DS Console 4 stars out of 5. The 3d effect is brilliant and it's a real shame that it strains my eyes after about 15 mins of play because after all this is one of the biggest selling points of having a 3DS hand held console. If you switch the 3d off then playing Mario Kart 7 the graphics are pretty much the same level as a Wii at the moment which good but the PlayStation Vita will have graphics that nearly match the power of the PS3! I've always said graphics don't make great games that it's the gameplay which really makes games fun to play. This will not bother me but I know some people like to have the console with the best graphics around so I thought I would point this out.
The battery life for the 3ds last about six hours max which is bad when compared to the ds lite which last up to around double the time maybe more. This is another reason for me not giving the 3ds a perfect score out of five overall.
There is free software which comes with the 3ds such as Mii Maker that uses the 3ds camera when making your Mii. I found by taking a photograph of myself that the likeness of my Mii looks even more like me then before on the Wii!
The Face Raiders is a really funny shooting game where you look around your room with the 3ds camera and shoot the flying objects which have your face on them.
If you are able to set your 3ds to the internet then, at the moment you can download Zelda: Four Swords for free in Nintendo eShop because it's the 25th Anniversary of this epic series of games.
AR Games: Augmented Reality is another fun piece of free software where you get to use your six AR Cards. First of all you use the card with the question mark on it which you lay down and take photogarphs of it from all angles. Then you get to play another strange shooting game which has some rather cool effects. The five other cards are Toon Link, Mario, Kirby, Pikmin and Samus of which I have photographed all of them running around on my cat! There is a lot more to this game which I have yet to explore.
I must say the Aqua Blue 3ds is a lovely colour and the metallic finish is super. As with all Nintendo products the build quality is solid and you feel safe knowing it will last a long time.
The only other 3DS game we have at the moment is Ridge Racer 3D which is a very good arcade style racer and don't forget that all your normal ds games can also be played on the 3ds too.

 game changer.

| | See all Cheekyone82's reviews (5)

like many of the reviewers state below - this is a complete game changer. If you've read any criticisms just ignore them, this thing is unbelievable. and though the graphics are on par with say the PS2, games like Pro Evo Soccer look and feel more real than the most recent football games on the Xbox 360 due to the 3D depth. This system was badly needed to show people that 3D is here to stay this time - and those voices you can hear are the heads of MS and Sony screaming to get those 3D console games and 3D Blu-ray movies on the shelves, NOW!

 WOW!

| | See all Stodgey's reviews (1)

Got mine today, i was sceptical at first as i thought, how does it work without 3d glasses, but it does! me and my wife are now constantly fighting over who is going to play it! any gamer whether old school, hardcore, leisure or beginner will love this!!!! this is revolutionary and gaming will NEVER be the same again! 2 words ... BUY IT!

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Minimum Requirements*Some of these features may not be available at launch

**There is a limit to how many times transfers can be made. Some software may not be transferred

***Additional features added through system updates may also be subject to Parental Controls. Some of these features such as the Internet browser, Nintendo eShop, system transfer and the ability to download software and videos using SpotPass will be available after system updates are performed