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There aren't many mass production options on the market when it comes to glasses-less 3D displays for Nintendo's forthcoming 3DS handheld gaming console. And according to early leaks from Japan, the special Nintendo 3DS display is supposedly built by Hitachi and Sharp using a parallax barrier system. So guess where this new 3.4-inch, 480 x 854 pixel display is likely headed? While Sharp doesn't say for sure, it's a good bet that this parallax barrier 3D LCD will be fronting the user interface on the 3DS. Unlike the 3D displays you'll find in modern 3D HDTVs requiring the viewer to wear active or passive glasses, Sharp's display uses a parallax barrier system to create a sense of depth by using a series of vertical slits in an ordinary LCD to direct light to the right and left eyes. The panel offers a 500nit brightness, 1,000:1 contrast, and is available with or without a touchscreen. A non-touchscreen version of the display goes into mass production before June but there's no specific mention of the touchscreen timeline (but we imagine it won't be far behind). In other words, we could have a Nintendo 3DS on the market before the holidays. Just saying. Guess we'll find out for sure at E3 in June.

Update: Akihabara News went eyes-on with the display and came away impressed with the colors and brightness. Better yet, it says, "Sharp succeed to do what Sony and Panasonic does with 3D Glasses!" Well, that sounds hopeful.

Direct Link - http://www.engadget.com/2010/04/02/nintendo-3ds-to-feature-3-4-inch-sharp-parallax-barrier-display/



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no , it will be a bundle of 3 DS's.



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Holy crap that is impressive I cannot wait to see this in my own two hands with a Nintendo game.



Severance said:
no , it will be a bundle of 3 DS's.

Yes, I don't understand what all the crazy speculation is about.



I would cite regulation, but I know you will simply ignore it.

Don't know either I just want it and found this info. So I thought I would share it with you all.



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Wasn't the 3DS debunked as an April Fool joke yesterday?



firebolt126 said:
Wasn't the 3DS debunked as an April Fool joke yesterday?

No, the debunking was an April Fool's joke ... Nintendo doesn't participate in April Fool's jokes, for reasons which should be obvious from your post



steven787 said:
Severance said:
no , it will be a bundle of 3 DS's.

Yes, I don't understand what all the crazy speculation is about.

I think you both got it wrong. You only needed 2 DS'es and just string the edges together.

 

Nintendo then turn around and sell it at 3 DS'es price, increasing their profit margin by 33.33%



As I suspected



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Interesting theory. I can't wait for E3.