3DS Battery Life: 3-5 Hours

Well, all the powerful hardware must draw its electricity from somewhere. Following in the footsteps of the PSP’s relatively short battery life, Nintendo has significantly diminished its highly anticipated portable device’s… well, portability.

In stark contrast to the DSi XL’s estimated 17 hours per charge, the 3DS clocks in at a paltry 3 to 5 hours for 3DS games. Be sure to enjoy your Ocarina of Time and Pokemon by the plug!