49points

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)

43points

Sony Vita

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
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27 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014) vs Sony Vita

Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita

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

  • 748 more available games
    ?

    2273vs1525
  • 22mm narrower
    ?

    160mmvs182mm
  • Has a secondary screen
    ?
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
    ?
  • Has two sensors
    ?
  • 4 more buttons
    ?

    14vs10
  • Has a CMOS sensor
    ?
  • 10x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    3MPvs0.3MP

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

  • Is region free
    ?
  • 2.9mm thinner
    ?

    18.6mmvs21.5mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • 9.95mm shorter
    ?

    83.55mmvs93.5mm
  • 2.3x higher pixel density
    ?

    221ppivs96ppi
  • 2.46% bigger screen size
    ?

    5"vs4.88"
  • 5.44x higher resolution
    ?

    960 x 544pxvs400 x 240px
  • Has a wireless controller
    ?

Price comparison

Sony Vita

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$11.39

Performance

1.resolution

400 x 240px

960 x 544px

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)
Sony Vita
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

18.6mm

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

182mm

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

93.5mm

83.55mm

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

329g

260g

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)
Sony Vita
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)
Sony Vita
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
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 Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.Supports connectivity between home and portable devices
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
A portable device (e.g., handheld console, smartphone) can be connected to a home console and used as a gamepad.
6.has NFC
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

Features

1.number of games

2273

1525

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

221ppi

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"

5"

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

Controllers

1.number of analog sticks

2

2

The more analog sticks, the more complex the input can be.
2.Has a wireless controller
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
The device controllers connect to the console wirelessly, allowing for a tangle free gaming experience.
3.number of buttons

14

10

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

Miscellaneous

1.has a CMOS sensor
Nintendo 3DS XL (2014)
Sony Vita
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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