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New 3DS model announced

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Release dates and prices have been announced. It will be available on July 28 in Japan, retailing for ¥18,900 and on August 19 in North America for US$199.99.
As shown to the right, the 3DS XL has much larger screens than the 3DS. The screens are actually 90% bigger: the top is 4.88 inch; the bottom 4.11. The console also has improved battery life, lasting for up to 6.5 hours. However, the AC adapter will not be shipped with the console, and there will not be a second analogue stick. The console will be bundled with a 4GB SD card.
The 3DS XL will initially be available in red and blue.