Nintendo 3DS Teardown

Nintendo 3DS: Front with lid/upper LCD open

With the Nintendo 3DS' lid opened, we can see the two LCD screens, Circle Pad, + Control Pad, Control buttons, left and right speakers, Select button, Home button, Start button, power button, and inner-facing camera.

The upper LCD panel measure 3.53 inches (diagonal) and delivers a maximum resolution of 800 x 240 pixels (400 x 240 pixels in 3D mode).

The lower LCD panel measures 3.02 inches (diagonal) and delivers s resolution of 320 x 240 pixels.

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