Lots of Wii U Internet browser specs

Posted under News, Wii U
November 2, 2012 by (@NE_Brian)

Nintendo’s Wii U page has been updated with a bunch of different specs for the console’s web browser.

It’s been reconfirmed that plugins such as Flash won’t be supported. You also won’t be able to save/upload images or video through the browser.

The full list of specs – browser engine, user agent, codecs, and more – can be found below.

Browser Engine

- NetFront Browser NX v2.1

User agent

- Mozilla/5.0 (Nintendo WiiU) AppleWebKit/534.52 (KHTML, like Gecko) NX/{Version No} NintendoBrowser/{Version No}.US

Supported Protocols

- HTTP1.0/HTTP1.1/SSL3.0/TLS1.0/TLS1.1/TLS1.2

Web Standard

- HTML4.01/HTML5/XHTML1.1/CSS1/CSS2.1/CSS3. (partial functionality)
- DOM1-3/ECMAScript
- XMLHttpRequest/canvas/Video/Web Storage (partial functionality)
- Web Messaging/Server-Sent Events/Device Orientation/WOFF/SVG

Plug-ins

- Does not support plug-ins, such as Adobe Flash.

TouchEvent

- The browser supports only one of these at a time: touchstart, touchend, touchmove, touchcancel

Screen resolution

- If it isn’t specified, width is 980px layout
- It is possible to specify width/height of the viewport within the HTML’s …, and specify scaling permission via user-scalable meta tags.
(e.g)

Saving/upload of image/video

- Not supported

Video Format

- MP4, M3U8+TS(HTTPLiveStreaming) (Some videos may not be playable.)

Video Codec

- H.264 – MPEG-4 AVC Video (Some videos may not be playable.)

Audio Codec

- AAC – ISO/IEC 14496-3 MPEG-4 AAC (Some audio may not be playable.)

Thanks to Yben for the tip.

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