Wii U™ Hardware

The new Wii U™ console introduces the Wii U™ GamePad, a controller with a 6.2-inch touch screen that redefines how people interact with their games, their entertainment and one another.

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Wii U™ Features

Appearance

The new console features a compact design that will make it a natural addition to any home entertainment setup.

Storage

Wii U uses an internal flash memory (8 GB with the Basic Set; 32 GB with the Deluxe Set) for data storage. It also supports external USB storage.

Networking

Wii U can be connected to the Internet via a wireless (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) connection. The console features four USB 2.0 connectors - two in the front and two in the rear - that support Wii LAN Adapters.

Video Output

Supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i. Compatible cables include HDMI™, Wii Component Video, Wii S-Video Stereo AV and Wii AV.

CPU

IBM Power®-based multi-core processor

GPU

AMD Radeon™-based High Definition GPU.

Media

Wii U and Wii optical discs.

Wii Compatibility

Nearly all Wii software and accessories can be used with Wii U.

Audio Output

Uses six-channel PCM linear output via HDMI connector, or analog output via the AV Multi Out connector.

Wii U™ GamePad

The Wii U™ GamePad controller removes the traditional barriers between you, your games, and your TV by creating a second window into the video game world. It incorporates a 6.2-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio LCD touch screen, as well as traditional button controls and two analog sticks.

The GamePad also includes motion control, a front-facing camera, a microphone, stereo speakers, rumble features, a sensor bar, a stylus, and support for Near Field Communication (NFC). It is powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and weighs approximately 1.1 pounds.

Motion controls
The built-in accelerometer and gyroscope allow for intuitive motion controls.

1. L Stick / R Stick
In addition to being able to push the sticks in any direction, you can also press them down to use them as buttons.

2. NFC Location
It's possible to read data from, and write data to, certain items (such as special cards) without contact, using the near-field communication technology built into the GamePad.

3. Microphone

4. HOME Button
If you press the HOME Button while playing a game you can choose to start a range of Wii U applications, without having to leave the game you are playing.

5. TV Control Button
Starts a TV remote application you can use on your TV at home.

6. 6.2 inch Touch Screen

7. Camera
This can be used in games and also for video chat between Wii U consoles.

Different ways to play.

1.Viewing gameplay on your TV and the Wii U GamePad
2.Holding the Wii U GamePad vertically
3.Using the touch screen to control gameplay on the TV
4.Controlling the Wii U GamePad via the Stylus