At long last, Nintendo has dropped some details on the next iteration of its dual-screened handheld, the Nintendo 3DS. As hinted at by the torn-down depiction of the device submitted in an FCC filing last month, the device's top screen is a 3.5 inch widescreen 3D display, while the bottom screen maintains the DS' 4:3 aspect ratio, as well as its ... touchability.

Other features of the device include a slider which lets you change the top screen's 3D display from ... well, 3D to 2D. There are "improved graphics capabilities" as well. Control inputs include a motion sensor, gyro sensor, and a "slide pad" (That thing above the oddly-placed D-pad). There's two cameras on the outside (which captures 3D images) and one on the inside. The 3DS will also be able to connect to Wi-Fi download spots and communicate with other 3DSs, even when in sleep mode, and could hypothetically download new content when you're not paying attention. The device's online services will have no monthly fee.

The top screen is apparently capable of displaying "3D Hollywood movies," and, as Nintendo mentioned in the past, is capable of doing so without any stupid-looking glasses. As far as the improved graphics -- well, if this Kid Icarus: Uprising trailer is in-game, then it certainly seems like a huge step up from the current generation of DS. We'll have a more thorough write-up on the device when we try it out on the E3 show floor.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.