39points

Nintendo 3DS XL

31points

Nintendo DSi

Nintendo 3DS XL
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Nintendo 3DS XL vs Nintendo DSi

Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DSi

Why is Nintendo 3DS XL better than Nintendo DSi?

  • 450 more available games
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    2273vs1823
  • 4.03x faster CPU speed
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    2 x 0.268GHzvs1 x 0.133GHz
  • 0.11GB more RAM memory
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    0.13GBvs0.015625GB
  • 2.08x more battery power
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    1750mAhvs840mAh
  • 1.56x bigger screen size
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    4.88"vs3.12"
  • 1.95x higher resolution
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    400 x 240pxvs256 x 192px
  • Has an autostereoscopic display
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  • Has two sensors
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Why is Nintendo DSi better than Nintendo 3DS XL?

  • 3mm thinner
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    19mmvs22mm
  • 19mm narrower
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    137mmvs156mm
  • 18mm shorter
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    75mmvs93mm
  • 7.29% higher pixel density
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    103ppivs96ppi
  • 122g lighter
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    214gvs336g
  • Has a front camera
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Price comparison

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 0.268GHz

1 x 0.133GHz

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

15.63MB

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.

General info

1.Is region free
Nintendo 3DS XL
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

22mm

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

156mm

137mm

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

1750mAh

840mAh

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

75mm

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

336g

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.

Connectivity

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DSi
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DSi
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has an external memory slot
Nintendo 3DS XL
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
Nintendo DSi
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.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.
6.has a touch screen
Nintendo 3DS XL
Nintendo DSi
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Controllers

1.number of buttons

10

9

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

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