Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Wii U Internet Browser Specs

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


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


- 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.

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.)