Is it me or is the 3DS a lot dimmer than the DSi?

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5 years ago#1
I don't know if anyone noticed, but my 3DS seems a lot dimmer on the highest setting compared to the 3DS. Even with the 3D off, it seems noticeably dimmer which makes my eyes water a little.

I tested both of my smartphones, my laptop, and an iPod and it's definitely not my eyes.
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5 years ago#2
Put them both side to side, not plugged in. Highest brightness and no power save. DSi seems whiter, but same brightness. 3DS background is a light shade of gray so it's kinda hard to test white to whiteness of the systems.

Picture test: took similar photos. dSi is Indeed brighter. Camera even took a nicer photo.
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5 years ago#3
Never owned a DSi, but it is WAY dimmer than my glorious DS Lite and its ultra bright screens. But it's for obvious reasons, 3D and that brightness would kill the battery even faster.
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5 years ago#4
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5 years ago#5
I think the 3DS and the DS Lite both look brighter than the DSi. Maye it depends on the system (possibly for all three of those).
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5 years ago#6
Like movies in the theater in 3D, the 3DS is also quite dark in 3D.

I am glad I kept my Lite, for various reasons.

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5 years ago#7
My Ds Lite seems brighter to me. The screen is whiter and more brilliant.
My 3ds had a 'cinema' effect to it. It wasnt bad per se, but it didnt strike me as bright.
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