Quick, name a handheld game system not made by Nintendo ... exactly. Ever since it released the first-ever Game Boy in 1989, Nintendo has dominated the handheld game console market. It's current product, the 3DS XL is a long way from its monochromatic great grandfather, boasting a stereoscopic 3D screen.
But just how far has handheld gaming technology come in three decades? Let's take a look inside the 3DS XL and find out.
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Hot off the press, the Nintendo 3DS XL 2015 boasts the following tech specs:
Super-stable, face-tracking 3D
Addition of the C stick along with new ZL and ZR buttons
Built-in near-field communication (NFC) reader
Improved CPU performance
Upgraded rear-facing cameras and microSDHC support
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