50points

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

32points

Nintendo DSi

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
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23 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014) vs Nintendo DSi

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi

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

  • 450 more available games
    ?

    2273vs1823
  • 1.56x bigger screen size
    ?

    4.88"vs3.12"
  • 1.95x higher resolution
    ?

    400 x 240pxvs256 x 192px
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
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  • Has two sensors
    ?
  • 5 more buttons
    ?

    14vs9
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?

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

  • 2.5mm thinner
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    19mmvs21.5mm
  • 23mm narrower
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    137mmvs160mm
  • 18.5mm shorter
    ?

    75mmvs93.5mm
  • 7.29% higher pixel density
    ?

    103ppivs96ppi
  • 115g lighter
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    214gvs329g

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

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$113.95

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Nintendo 3DS XL (2014) AmazonAUSTOR Case for Nintendo New 3DS XL (Bla...AUSTOR Case for Nintendo New 3DS XL (Black+Rose)
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$8.49
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014) AmazonMightySkins Glossy Glitter Skin for Nint...MightySkins Glossy Glitter Skin for Nintendo 3DS XL Original (2012-2014) - Tree Camo | Protective, Durable High-Gloss Glitter Finish | Easy to Apply, Remove, and Change Styles | Made in The USA
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$14.99
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$13.69

Performance

1.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.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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

21.5mm

19mm

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

160mm

137mm

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

93.5mm

75mm

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

329g

214g

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 XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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 XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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 XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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 XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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

96ppi

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

4.88"

3.12"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.
6.Has an autostereoscopic display
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
An autostereoscopic screen displays 3D images that can be seen without 3D glasses.

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 XL (2014)
Nintendo DSi
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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