Wii u output

Nintendo released technical specifications of the Wii U hardware, noting that aspects are subject to change.


CPU: IBM Power Architecture-based multi-core 45 nm microprocessor

GPU: Custom-designed AMD Radeon HD


Internal flash memory, expandable via SD memory cards and USB hard disk drives

Slot-loading optical disc drive compatible with 12 cm "proprietary high-density optical discs"

(25 GB capacity) and 12 cm Wii optical discs

Ports and peripheral capabilities:

SD memory card slot (supports SDHC cards)

USB 2.0 ports (2 at front of console, 2 at rear)

Sensor Bar power port

"AV Multi Out" port

HDMI out port


Built-in accelerometer, gyroscope, speakers, front-facing camera, microphone and a 6.2 inch 16:9 touchscreen

Two Circle Pads and one Digital Pad

Select, Start, Home and Power buttons

A/B/X/Y face buttons, L/R bumper buttons and ZL/ZR trigger buttons

Controller sync button


1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p or 480i, standard 4:3 and 16:9 anamorphic widescreen

"AV Multi Out" port supporting composite video, YPBPR component video, S-Video

(NTSC consoles only), RGB SCART (PAL consoles only) and D-Terminal (Japan only)

HDMI out port


  • "AV Multi Out" port. Six-channel PCM linear output through HDMI

Miyamoto said that more Infos will be released later.

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