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Does the new 3ds XL have Bluetooth?

Last Updated: 5th May, 2020

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Nintendo continues to ignore Bluetoothtechnology. A year ago, this absence was slightly annoying, but asBluetooth speakers becomes more common, the 3DS XL'slack of Bluetooth capability will prove more and morelimiting.

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Similarly, does new Nintendo 2ds XL have Bluetooth?

We live in an age of Bluetooth sound solutionsgalore, yet the Switch lacks a Bluetooth port, andNintendo has no made it an entire portable consolegeneration ignoring Bluetooth headphone support. The NewNintendo 2DS XL, perfect in so many ways, is the perfect(and perhaps final) reminder of that.

Similarly, does the DS have Bluetooth? Blueserker says that USA Today got it wrong and thereactually won't be any Bluetooth in the Nintendo DS.Which sure sounds a lot like Bluetooth, except for theproprietary part.

Also to know is, can you use Bluetooth headphones with a 3ds?

Unfortunately they don't have an audio jack and cable toconnect to non-Bluetooth compatible devices, unlike myon-ear wireless headphones I use.

Does switch have Bluetooth?

How to use Bluetooth headphones with yourNintendo Switch. The Switch doesn't let users pairBluetooth headphones directly to it, so we'll need aworkaround. You'll need to get a Bluetoothtransmitter with an audio-in jack.

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