25 Mar '11, 2am

Nintendo 3DS debuts in Singapore this coming Monday

LONDON - British retailers are bracing for a record day for gadget sales today, as two of the most anticipated products are launched at the same time: The Nintendo 3DS and the iPad2. The Nintendo hand-held games console, the first product to promise to give users a full three dimensional experience without the need to wear glasses, has already become the most pre-ordered games gadget in Amazon's history. The website, Britain's biggest online retailer, said that it had received more orders for the £179 (S$367) gadget than any other console, with 123 per cent more orders than the hugely popular Nintendo Wii. Unusually, the launch is on the same day as Apple's iPad 2, the slimmer, faster version of the tablet computer, which first went on sale last year. The iPad 2 is expected to sell particularly well because it is priced at £399 for the basic model, £30 less than for the eq...

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