Nintendo announces Nintendo Wii U launch scheduled for December 8, 2012. This product will be available in two versions, the basic premium and the main difference lies in the sales package and color options. Here are something new in Nintendo Wii U.
1. Nintendo Wii U GamePad
This is the most revolutionary device on the new Nintendo Wii U. Nintendo Wii U gamepad has a 6.2 inch touch screen that can function as a second screen than on television.
But beyond that, the controller is also still retain the traditional concept, which uses a set of buttons like the + Control Pad, L / R stick, the L / R, the A / B / X / Y, the L / R, the ZL / ZR , the power button, HOME button, -/SELECT, + / START, and additional buttons for controlling the TV.
The new Nintendo Wii U gamepad also supports motion sensor controlled with accelerometer, gyroscope and geomagnetic. Then there is a front camera, mic, stereo speakers, vibration sensor, stylus, and equipped with a Near Field Communication (NFC).
In it there is a battery with a total weight of 500 grams on the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad.
2. Additional Controller
Nintendo Wii U Console use two gamepad at once. The console also supports the use of up to four Nintendo Wii Remote, Wii U Pro Controller, Nunchuk, Classic Controller and Wii Balance Board.
3. HD Video
Nintendo Wii U capable to show high video resolution 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. The new Nintendo Wii U console is also compatible with the HDMI cable, D-Terminal Wii, Wii Component Video, Wii RGB, S-Video 5 Wii and Wii AV Stereo AV.
At the demo, Nintendo Zelda game showed off a dazzling HD version.
Nintendo Wii U officially carries the IBM multi-core processor, AMD Radeon GPU and 2 GB of RAM memory. As for the storage media are various options ranging from 8 GB to 32 GB.
Nintendo Wii U can connect to the internet using WiFi 802.11b/g/n and wired LAN. This console also has 4 USB 2.0 ports, two in front and two behind.
Nintendo Wii U is scheduled to go on sale December 8, 2012 in Japan. However, this product will reportedly stopped first in America in November at a price of USD 405 for the premium version, and $ 335 for the basic version.