Updated Trends: Japanese game console manufacturer’s, Nintendo 3DS hand held gaming console is said to be good only for 3 to 8 hours of usage. So if one is looking ahead to enjoy some quality time with this console, then arrange a power point, for charging this device will become frequent. The 3DS is one of the few game consoles that provide the user with a 3D experience while gaming.
Nintendo recently made the discouraging statement regarding the console’s battery life. Many gaming enthusiasts use the hand held consoles when they are on a move, and if they are on a long distance travel, then the 3DS is a point of worry.
The company states that if one is using the latest 3D games on this device, then it will have a life of 3 to 5 hours max, and 5 to 8 hours of life while playing older DS games. If compared to older versions of the DS consoles it has performed terribly bad. For the older version like the DS gave 10 to 14 hours, DS Lite 15 to 19 hours, DSi 9 to 14 hours, and DSi XL 13 to 17 hours.