How's the battery life?

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User Info: seafoampheonix

seafoampheonix
5 years ago#1
It's really my only worry about 3DS... I also heard you have to charge a while too
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User Info: SkyCrackers

SkyCrackers
5 years ago#2
It's 3-5 hours on maximum brightness, 3D on, and volume all the way. On lower settings, or while playing a normal DS or Virtual Console game, battery life will be significantly higher.
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User Info: TrentHawkins

TrentHawkins
5 years ago#3
If it bothers you, the Nyko PowerPak+ is only 25 ($30 if you get the one with the stand), and gives you about double the standard battery life.
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User Info: TheSPP

TheSPP
5 years ago#4
Not good. But not horrendously, laughably terrible as some make it out to be.
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User Info: Mariofan15

Mariofan15
5 years ago#5
It's decent and last's a while if you know what your doing.
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User Info: Sol_Clyde

Sol_Clyde
5 years ago#6
Expect a new model with better battery life in 1 year or so.
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User Info: strongo9

strongo9
5 years ago#7
SkyCrackers posted...
It's 3-5 hours on maximum brightness, 3D on, and volume all the way. On lower settings, or while playing a normal DS or Virtual Console game, battery life will be significantly higher.

This. Don't let anybody tell you otherwise. The battery life is decent and nowhere near as bad as some people make it out to be.
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User Info: seafoampheonix

seafoampheonix
5 years ago#8
Cool, cuz I totally hate the iPod Touch's battery life for gaming, but it's tolerable
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User Info: Zanimar

Zanimar
5 years ago#9

From: Sol_Clyde | #006
Expect a new model with better battery life in 1 year or so.


Expect this saying for the next 3 years and still nothing happening. ;P
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User Info: seafoampheonix

seafoampheonix
5 years ago#10
Oh and why would they make a new model rather than just an improved battery?
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