It’s what every hardcore Nintendo console fan has been waiting for: the Wii U’s tech specs. We already know the console will be featured in both a white and black model, but hit the jump for a list of detailed tech specs.


  • Weight: Approximately 3.41 pounds (1.5 kg)
  • Size: 1.8 inches high, 10.5 inches deep and 6.8 inches long
  • Video Output: 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i
  • Supports HDMI, Wii D-Terminal, Wii Component Video, Wii RGB, Wii S-Video Stereo AV and Wii AV
  • AMD Radeon™-based High Definition GPU.
  • Supports internal flash memory (SD memory cards and external USB storage)
  • Supports Wii U and Wii optical discs
  • Four USB 2.0 connectors (two rear, two front/support Wii LAN Adapters)
  • Access to internet via IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless
  • Audio output: six-channel PCM linear output via HDMI connector or analog output via the AV Multi Out connector

Wii U GamePad

  •  6.2-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio LCD touch screen
  •  Traditional button controls and two analog sticks (clickable)
  • TV CONTROL button
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope and geomagnetic sensor
  • Front-facing camera
  • Microphone
  • Stereo speakers
  • Headphone jack
  • Accessory port
  • Rumble features
  • Sensor bar
  • Included stylus
  • Support for Near Field Communication (NFC) functionality
  • Weight: 1.1 pounds (500 g)
  • Runs on rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Battery Life: 5 hours max, 2.5 hours for full charge

Source: NintendoGlobe

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