TV-tuner on DS in Japan

On November 20, the DS will get a TV-tuner (WanSeg TV Tuner DS) in Japan. This TV-tuner will only work in Japan since it use the 1seg technology, which is a mobile terrestrial digital audio/video and data broadcasting service in Japan.

The 1seg use a resolution of 320 x 240 pixels, but will only be displayed with 256 x 192 since that’s the DS resolution.

If you live in Japan, you can now pre-order the TV-tuner from Play-Asia.com.

If you read Japanese, you can go to Nintendo.co.jp for more info on the TV-tuner.

For more information on 1seg, visit Wikipedia.org.


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