41points

Nintendo 3DS XL

29points

Nintendo DS Lite

Nintendo 3DS XL
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23 facts in comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL vs Nintendo DS Lite

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DS Lite

Why is Nintendo 3DS XL better than Nintendo DS Lite?

  • 450 more available games
    ?

    2273vs1823
  • 5.36x faster CPU speed
    ?

    2 x 0.268GHzvs1 x 0.1GHz
  • 0.12GB more RAM memory
    ?

    0.13GBvs0.00390625GB
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 1.75x more battery power
    ?

    1750mAhvs1000mAh
  • 1.56x bigger screen size
    ?

    4.88"vs3.12"
  • 1.95x higher resolution
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    400 x 240pxvs256 x 192px
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
    ?

Why is Nintendo DS Lite better than Nintendo 3DS XL?

  • 0.17mm thinner
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    21.83mmvs22mm
  • 23mm narrower
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    133mmvs156mm
  • 19.1mm shorter
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    73.9mmvs93mm
  • 7.29% higher pixel density
    ?

    103ppivs96ppi
  • 118g lighter
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    218gvs336g

Price comparison

Nintendo 3DS XL

Buy used:

$162.99

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$169.99
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Blac...Nintendo New 3DS XL Solgaleo Lunala Black Edition
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$377.88
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nint...Nintendo Pikachu Yellow Edition New Nintendo 3DS XL Console
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$408.00
Nintendo 3DS XL AmazonNintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Ren...Nintendo New 3DS XL Console - Black (Renewed)
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$349.99

Nintendo DS Lite

Buy used:

$60.00

ProductStorePrice
Nintendo DS Lite AmazonNew Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise ...New Nintendo 2DS XL - Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed - Nintendo 2DS
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$164.60
Nintendo DS Lite AmazonNintendo DS Lite Polar White (Renewed)
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$199.99
Nintendo DS Lite AmazonNintendo DS Lite Console Handheld System...Nintendo DS Lite Console Handheld System Black (Renewed)
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$189.99
Nintendo DS Lite AmazonNintendo DS Lite - Metallic Rose (Renewe...Nintendo DS Lite - Metallic Rose (Renewed)
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$196.43
Nintendo DS Lite AmazonNintendo DS Lite Cobalt / Black (Renewed...Nintendo DS Lite Cobalt / Black (Renewed)
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$227.99
Nintendo DS Lite walmartInsten for Nintendo DS Lite Plastic Styl...Insten for Nintendo DS Lite Plastic Stylus, 12-pack
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$7.39

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 0.268GHz

1 x 0.1GHz

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

3.91MB

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.
3.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
Nintendo DS Lite
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

22mm

21.83mm

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

156mm

133mm

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

1750mAh

1000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
5.height

93mm

73.9mm

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

336g

218g

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.

Connectivity

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

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.number of channels of sound output

2

2

The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.
5.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DS Lite
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.Has a secondary screen
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DS Lite
A secondary screen complements the main screen, offering an enhanced and improved user experience.

Controllers

1.number of buttons

10

9

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

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