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Discover a whole new way to play with Nintendo’s Wii U.

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The Wii U’s revolutionary New Controller takes everything you know about gaming and turns it on its head. It features a vibrant touch screen and precision controls so you can use it as a handheld gaming device or easily switch to your TV and keep playing. You can even draw pictures and play classic board games. And with Full HD graphics, you’ll enjoy brilliant colours and detail in all your entertainment.

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* Actual device may differ

Launches: 2012
Size: Approximately 4.6cm (D) x 17.3cm (W) x 27cm (L)
New Controller: Controller

Approximately 13.5cm (H) x 2.3cm (D) (not including buttons and other projections) x 23cm (L)

The new controller incorporates a 6.2-inch, 16:9 touch screen and traditional button controls, including two analog Circle Pads. This combination removes the traditional barriers between games, players and the TV by creating a second window into the video game world.

The rechargeable controller includes a Power button, Home button, +Control Pad, A/B/X/Y buttons, L/R buttons and ZL/ZR buttons. It includes a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope, rumble feature, camera, a microphone, stereo speakers, a sensor strip and a stylus.

Other Controls: Up to four Wii Remote™ (or Wii Remote Plus) controllers can be connected at once. The new console supports all Wii™ controllers and input devices, including the Nunchuk™ controller, Classic Controller™, Classic Controller Pro™ and Wii Balance Board™ (all sold separately).
Media: A single self-loading media bay will play 12cm proprietary high-density optical game discs for the new console, as well as 12cm Wii optical game discs.
Video Output: Supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. Compatible cables include HDMI, component, S-video and composite.
Audio Output: Uses AV Multi Out connector. Six-channel PCM linear output through HDMI.
Storage: The console will have internal flash memory, as well as the option to expand its memory using either an SD memory card or an external USB hard disk drive.
CPU: IBM Power-based multi-core microprocessor.
GPU: AMD Radeon™-based High Definition GPU.
Other: Four USB 2.0 connector slots are included. The new console is backward compatible with Wii games and Wii accessories.
Note: Details are subject to change.
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