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Nintendo DS web browser launch announcement June 23, 2006

Posted by fukumimi in IT, Japan, Mobile.
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Nintendo have announced that their web broswer for the Nintendo DS will go on sale on the 24th of July.

The web browser is based on Opera's browser, and will intially be sold on-line.

The browser software is contained in a DS cartridge, and a memory module is inserted into the Gameboy Advance slot.

Price is quoted as JPY3,800.

Utilising the 2 screen layout, input is via virtual keyboard or handwriting recognition on the lower screen.

The default layout appears to have one screen display the overall page layout, and the other screen display a detailed zoom view. Other display configurations can be selected.

The browser does not support Flash, PDF nor any audio or video functionality. 

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