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R4 3DS the cheapest and most popular 3DS flash card

Nintendo R4 3DS in the Spotlight

R4 3DS buy onlineThe release of the R4 3DS, which is designed to support Nintendo 3DS, has become very popular in the market when it comes to the USB gaming cards used for Nintendo game consoles. It works way better than any other gaming cards used for 3DS and Ninja 3DS. Any users of Nintendo R4 3DS should constantly check their R4 3DS collection of gaming cards before choosing a gaming memory card. Gamers who use Nintendo 3DS or DS Lite need to have R4 3DS as their new peripheral.

In the market, there are several R4 cards available including R4i Gold and Acekard 2i. The 3DS R4 already comes with two cameras, audio player, audio recorder, Wi-Fi and a memory slot. It also has a user friendly design with ergonomic concepts and a ready SD slot. However, you should know that the Nintendo DS and 3DS consoles do not have an SDHC slot. If you use 3DS R4, you can download games, movies, photos and music. These are things that you cannot usually do with DSi. The SDHC memory card can expand more to accommodate more multimedia files, something that ordinary memory cards cannot do.

All the photos that are saved in the console can be played around with because you can edit them and upload anywhere with great ease. The Wi-Fi connection feature in the R4 3DS makes it more convenient for the user to get connected to the Internet. Instead of having to copy all the files that you want to upload to the Internet to your computer, you can still use your gaming console to do the uploading. You can share your photos to any social network where you already have an account. You can enjoy the fun of receiving and reading comments about your photos. The Nintendo 3DS can take advantage of the possibility of using a peripheral storage device in its slot 1, especially when it comes to backing up your games and other files. Micro SD cards can be used as backup. The R4 DSi cards are used with micro SD cards to help increase the level of pleasure and entertainment that can be obtained from the experience of playing on your console. You can engage in more games with ease if you do not have to worry about the lack of backup for your files.

Different card versions and alternatives for playing game backup copies.

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R4 DS - the History

The R4 DS card is the most popular Nintendo DS R4 cards sold on the market. It is one of the highly favored R4 3DS cards, which comes second after Wood R4 kernel. It can play music and videos even when you use Nintendo DS. It also works well micro SD card that has a capacity of 2GB but it does not support micro SDHC card. If you use a card with 2GB, this is already more than enough for most users. Another minor limitation though is that the R4 DS Card does not work with 3DSXL and DSi.

R4 DS Card - the mother of all modern day Nintendo DS flash cards. Acekard 2i 3DS is a worthy alternative to the R43DS that adds some nice extra features like online firmware and cheat code updates, better compatibility with new rom releases and more frequent updates.

The latest R4DS / R4i SDHC flash cards have been updated and made 3DS compatible.


This another version of R4 DS which has features that are similar to R4 DS except for its feature to work with micro SDHC cards. Moreover, this flashcard is ready to accept a card with up to 32GB. This might be a bit slower than R4 DS but it still has a boot up time that is quick enough.


R4i Gold & R4i 3DS Card

R4i Gold is compatible with 3DS v1.4.2 or v.1.4.2.consoles as well as DSi XL game console. The 3DS card is compatible with Nintendo DSi XL, 3DS, DS Lite and NDS. Its official website is found at r4ids.cn.

R4i SDHC and R4i SDHC 3DS Card

The R4i SDHC is the first flashcard distributed to the market under the R4 brand. The card was developed by the team behind R4i-SDH. It works with Nintendo 3DS and is backwards compatible with DS and DS Lite. R4i SDHC 1.4.1 works well with DSI v.1.4.1/v1.4.4 consoles, and DSi XL console. R4i SDHC 3DS is compatible with several game consoles including Nintendo 3DS, DSi, DS Lite, DSi XL and NDS.

and there are more cards competing to be the best most compatible and cheapest backup unit or as DStwo - to add some extra features that make it unique (DivX Player, GBA emulator, PC DOS game emulation etc.).

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