Nintendo DS Lite

Nintendo DS Lite

Nintendo DS Lite review: specs and price

Nintendo fans looking for a more portable version of the famous Nintendo DS will enjoy the Nintendo DS Lite’s sleek, lightweight nature. Offering a longer-lasting rechargeable battery, brighter screen, and larger stylus than the original Nintendo DS, the DS Lite retains the impressive wireless connectivity and gameplay features you’d expect out of any DS.

Despite being discontinued a few years back, you can still find reasonably-priced Nintendo DS Lites on various online marketplaces if you enjoy playing Nintendo games but don’t want to spring for something like the new Nintendo Switch. Sure, there’s a noticeable difference between the battery power, computing power, and even available games, but it’s a top-tier gaming device.

On the DS Lite, you can play over 1,800 games, including classics such as Mario Kart DS, Nintendogs, and Pokemon Pearl. Aching to play those classic Game Boy Advance games? You can with the DS Lite; it’s got a Game Boy slot on the bottom and dual screens to enjoy amplified gameplay.

Nintendo DS Lite
Nintendo DS Lite

Why is Nintendo DS Lite better than the average?

  • Number of games

  • Thickness

  • Width

  • Height

  • Weight


Price comparison

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General info

1.Is region free
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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


1.CPU speed

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.


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.


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


1.number of buttons


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


1.number of games


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


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


The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.number of channels of sound output


The more channels of sound, the more realistic the experience becomes.

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 DS Lite
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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