46points

Nintendo 3DS (2014)

32points

Nintendo DSi XL

Nintendo 3DS (2014)
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23 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS (2014) vs Nintendo DSi XL

Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL

Why is Nintendo 3DS (2014) better than Nintendo DSi XL?

  • 450 more available games
    ?

    2273vs1823
  • 19mm narrower
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    142mmvs161mm
  • 10.4mm shorter
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    80.6mmvs91mm
  • 29.13% higher pixel density
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    133ppivs103ppi
  • 1.95x higher resolution
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    400 x 240pxvs256 x 192px
  • 58g lighter
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    256gvs314g
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
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  • Has two sensors
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Why is Nintendo DSi XL better than Nintendo 3DS (2014)?

  • 0.6mm thinner
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    21mmvs21.6mm
  • Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
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  • 8.25% bigger screen size
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    4.2"vs3.88"

Price comparison

Nintendo DSi XL

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$48.79

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$289.99

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
Region free devices allow you to play games from different continents. This enables you to collect a larger game library, and you could play games before they are released in your region.
2.thickness

21.6mm

21mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

142mm

161mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

80.6mm

91mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.weight

256g

314g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.is portable
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
A hand-held console allows you to play games on the go, making it great for commutes or while on vacation.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.
5.has NFC
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Features

1.number of games

2273

1823

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.pixel density

133ppi

103ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

3.88"

4.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.resolution

400 x 240px

256 x 192px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
5.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Controllers

1.number of buttons

14

9

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.

Miscellaneous

1.has a CMOS sensor
Nintendo 3DS (2014)
Nintendo DSi XL
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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