Biggest cost in the Nintendo 3DS is in its displays

By March 30, 2011Newswires

Biggest cost in the Nintendo 3DS is in its displays

By Dean Takahashi

About a third of the cost of Nintendo’s new 3DS portable game player is in its two high-end displays, according to a product teardown by market analyst IHS iSuppli.

The teardown gives a window into one of the latest mobile devices, which packs a lot of new technology such as a stereoscopic 3D display into a very small space. It also shows how much effort Nintendo has put into keeping the costs low on a device and how much more technology Nintendo has packed into the device compared to its previous generation handheld.

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