40points

Nintendo 3DS

27points

Sony PlayStation 2

Nintendo 3DS
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23 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS vs Sony PlayStation 2

Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
40
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Nintendo 3DS
27
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Sony PlayStation 2

Why is Nintendo 3DS better than Sony PlayStation 2?

  • 1.82x faster CPU speed
    ?

    2 x 0.268GHzvs1 x 0.295GHz
  • 93.75MB more RAM memory
    ?

    0.13GBvs0.03125GB
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 132mm thinner
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    20mmvs152mm
  • 166mm narrower
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    135mmvs301mm
  • 4mm shorter
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    74mmvs78mm

Why is Sony PlayStation 2 better than Nintendo 3DS?

  • 1597 more available games
    ?

    3870vs2273
  • Is region free
    ?
  • 1 more analog sticks
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has optical tracking
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  • Has dual force feedback
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  • 4 more buttons
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    14vs10
  • Has an optical disc drive
    ?

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS

Buy used:

$93.75

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edi...Nintendo New 3DS XL - Pikachu Yellow Edition [Discontinued]
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$299.95
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo New 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise
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$184.98
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nint...Nintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Console
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$309.00
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console- Galaxy Styl...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console- Galaxy Style (Renewed)
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$299.99
Nintendo 3DS AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Purple + Silver Wi...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Purple + Silver With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$204.95
Nintendo 3DS aliexpressProfessionally Refurbished For 3DS 3DSXL...Professionally Refurbished For 3DS 3DSXL 3DSLL Game Console For 3DS Game console With R4 32GB and System 16GB
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$122.00

Sony PlayStation 2

Buy used:

$69.94

ProductStorePrice
Sony PlayStation 2 AmazonSony PlayStation 2 Console - Black (Rene...Sony PlayStation 2 Console - Black (Renewed)
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$195.97
Sony PlayStation 2 AmazonPlayStation 2 Console (Slim Line Version...PlayStation 2 Console (Slim Line Version 1) (Renewed)
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$189.99
Sony PlayStation 2 AmazonPlayStation 2 Slim Console PS2 (Renewed...PlayStation 2 Slim Console PS2 (Renewed)
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$204.95
Sony PlayStation 2 AmazonPlayStation 2 Console Slim PS2
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$499.00
Sony PlayStation 2 AmazonPlaystation 2 Console - Black (Renewed)
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$198.99
Sony PlayStation 2 aliexpress203 Games True Blue Mini-Overdose Pack f...203 Games True Blue Mini-Overdose Pack for PlayStation Classic (128GB) Accessories 2019 Preorder Sales Hot 2-player games
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$33.40

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
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

20mm

152mm

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

135mm

301mm

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

74mm

78mm

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

235g

2.2kg

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.Has an optical disc drive
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to read data from discs such as DVDs and Blu-Rays.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 0.268GHz

1 x 0.295GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

0.13GB

31.25MB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
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
Sony PlayStation 2
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

1

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.Has dual force feedback
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
With dual force feedback the controller has realistic vibrations, allowing you to feel the direction from which the impact is coming.
3.number of buttons

10

14

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

Features

1.number of games

2273

3870

Consoles which have more games offer more choice to the user. It is also an indicator of how popular a console is.
2.number of channels of sound output

2

2

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
3.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
5.Has optical tracking
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
The device tracks the user's motion and gestures using a camera. This allows for enhanced gameplay through recognizing the player's movement.
6.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo 3DS
Sony PlayStation 2
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.

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