When Nintendo announced the New Nintendo 3DS, it said the portable was more powerful than the original. After loading a few games and booting up the machine, the NN3DS certainly does seem faster.

In the above video, you can see me and my older son doing a quick speed test. This is hardly scientific! But, we tried this numerous times, and the NN3DS always booted up first.


The New Nintendo 3DS feels like a slightly quicker, finely tuned 3DS. A performance model, if you will.

Be sure to check out Kotaku's New Nintendo 3DS comparisons right here.

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