Wii-U: Console Hardware Specifications

Yes, that’s what the box of the new console looks like, it isn’t a stand-alone controller. Here are the hardware specs:

  • Release Window -2012
  • Dimensions – 46mm × 172mm × 268.5mm (excluding protrusions)
  • Controller Specs – 6.2 inches, 16:9 button controller that combines what is familiar and the touch screen, slide the two pads is attached. Rechargeable controller power button, HOME button, arrow pad, A / B / X / Y Buttons, L / R buttons, ZL / ZR is attached to the button. In addition, accelerometers, gyroscopes, vibration function, camera, microphone, speakers, sensor unit is equipped with a stylus.
  • Legacy Controller Compatibility – Wii Remote (or Wii Remote +) can simultaneously connect up to 4. Classic Controller and Nunchuk, Classic Controller PRO, and Wii Balance Board, or any input device that corresponds to the Wii controller.
  • New hardware for high-density optical and 12cm, Wii can play for a 12cm self-loading optical disc (disc type will automatically draw) with a single drive.
  • Video – 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i compatible. HDMI, Component, D terminal, S-terminal, corresponding to each of the composite cable.
  • Audio – AV Multi-output and output from the HDMI output terminal supports 6CH PCM linear.
  • Storage – In addition to the internal flash memory, SD memory card or external USB can be extended by using the hard drive capacity.
  • CPU – IBM Power ® Multi-core
  • Other – 4 USB 2.0 has a single pin. The new hardware backwards compatible Wii games.

Still no details yet on the GPU, we’ll keep you posted.

Nintendo E3 (Japan)