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[Unanswered] 3DS or 3DS XL?
Old 11-06-2013, 10:24 AM
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Hi y'all!
Well I'm new to these forums so if I placed this in the wrong section or something apologies
Well I'm thinking of buying a 3DS or XL and need help deciding.
So which one? Also give me a reason!
Old 11-06-2013, 11:19 AM
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I have never owned the standard 3ds, but the screens of the XL are really nice. I've also heard it's more comfortable to use for longer periods of time compared to the standard 3ds.
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:21 PM
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Maybe I should get XL, I got pretty big hands... Thanks!
Old 11-06-2013, 12:44 PM
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Is portability going to be a big concern for you? If you plan on bringing it everywhere with you, the original 3DS might be worth some consideration. Just be sure that you have some decent-sized pockets or a bag that you could carry the XL around in, if that's necessary.

For me, the XL is a huge improvement over the original 3DS (pun intended) and I prefer it in almost every way. It's definitely a lot more comfortable in my hands and I find the whole experience a lot more enjoyable with the bigger screens. I don't think I could ever go back to having a regular 3DS after having my XL. My 3DS stays at home 90% of the time, so portability wasn't really a huge issue for me, but that could be a factor for some.
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Old 11-06-2013, 01:32 PM
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Is portability going to be a big concern for you? If you plan on bringing it everywhere with you, the original 3DS might be worth some consideration. Just be sure that you have some decent-sized pockets or a bag that you could carry the XL around in, if that's necessary.

For me, the XL is a huge improvement over the original 3DS (pun intended) and I prefer it in almost every way. It's definitely a lot more comfortable in my hands and I find the whole experience a lot more enjoyable with the bigger screens. I don't think I could ever go back to having a regular 3DS after having my XL. My 3DS stays at home 90% of the time, so portability wasn't really a huge issue for me, but that could be a factor for some.
Ah ok, well the 3DS would stay home a lot anyways, and everything I think of taking it with me to I will have a bag, and I think I have pants with big enough pockets. That was the info I needed to confirm my decision. Thanks!
Old 11-07-2013, 12:27 PM
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I reccommend the XL. I have both and found the XL to be better in many ways. Such as comfort and screen size
Old 11-10-2013, 12:14 AM
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XL. Period!
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:35 AM
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I like my XL much more, my hands are big so i can play the XL without my hands cramping up. The bigger screens are also a plus.
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:59 AM
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XL fo sho bro
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Old 01-25-2014, 09:50 PM
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XL all the way. Once I played the XL version the "original" 3DS looked so small
And yes, I didn't believe it was a big of a difference before I tried the XL one.
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Old 01-26-2014, 05:34 AM
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ive thought about getting a 3DS XL but my original 3DS has lasted me 3 years now its its been fine, no L or R button problems or button issues it still works great and fits in my pocket
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:13 AM
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In my opinion, the XL was worth it. The bigger screen makes the game (at least in my eyes) more enjoyable and lets the 3D effect feel better. The size isn't too big, but it isn't too small. It still fits in my pocket as well. Not sure if my opinion's enough, but I hope I helped to some extent.
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Old 01-31-2014, 08:03 PM
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Does the XL screen show more, or is it the same resolution? If it's the same, do the graphics look "stretched" compared to the original screen?